We round up the reaction from local government
10 December 2013
Newcastle has a reputation as a place to enjoy yourself. For years we have had an image as the ‘party city’ where there are good times to be had.
Over the last few years we’ve worked hard [...]
This week Hammersmith and Fulham LBC proposed another 3% cut to our council tax bill [...]
Unpredictable approach of local authorities to applying bedroom tax is a cause of concern, writes Deborah Stephenson [...]
09 December 2013
Bristol City Council has announced the appointment of its third strategic director as part of a mayor restructure [...]
The When I was One quote neatly sums up the instinctive feeling of many [...]
The Big Society is leaving behind millions of people as supportive charities bear the brunt of government cuts, a report has claimed [...]
Lead Commissioner – Highways Authority Gloucestershire County [...]
<p>I was watching a programme on BBC 2 about the cat and mouse activities of US and Soviet submarines during the Cold War. A programme I was likely to forget as soon as it had ended - but now I [...]
‘Severe delays’ to Universal Credit mean that 90% of people forecast to receive the benefit by 2015/16 will miss out, the TUC has warned [...]
Bristol City Council has appointed Max Wide as strategic director of business change, it has emerged [...]
As local authorities increasingly look for commercial acumen, MJ round table with Penna considered the implications of business thinking in a political world.
Introducing the next MJ Future Forum on budget planning and preparing for the new Spending Review.
New vice-president of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
Senior figures in local government have hit back at the latest attack on the role of council chief executives.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.