We round up the reaction from local government
05 December 2013
Local government is expected to freeze council tax in return for protection from additional £2bn cuts to Whitehall budgets over the next two years [...]
Sector responds to Autumn [...]
Local government leaders respond to today's Autumn Statement annoucement [...]
Chancellor George Osborne announced an increase in the Housing Revenue Account borrowing limit in today’s Autumn Statement [...]
This is a statement which recognises that growth begins on our local high streets. Business rates will be discounted for SMEs and payments scheduled over 12 months. In welcome news for finance [...]
CIPFA calls on chancellor to scrap council tax freeze whicih currently costs local authorities more than £2bn a year [...]
Backlash at 'super chief' [...]
Councils fear they will be forced into triggering an exodus of homeless people from London [...]
Senior figures in local government have hit back at the latest attack on the role of council chief executives [...]
There is a beautiful irony in the report from the National Audit Office (NAO) on troubled families this week [...]
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.