We round up the reaction from local government
04 December 2013
Treasury press adviser Julian Winnington-Smythe on the Autumn Statement after he accidentally took a truth [...]
Inhabitants of East Riding are fortunate enough to live in a district whose director of public health is a TV star [...]
Who would have thought Bradford MBC was sitting on millions of pounds in valuable [...]
The press reacted with predictable outrage when the leadership of Rochdale BC proposed to increase its chief executive’s salary [...]
Former GLC leader Ken Livingstone had never made a speech in his old County Hall offices since the GLC was abolished by Mrs Thatcher in 1986 [...]
27 November 2013
I read in the paper this week that some inspection quango said that councils have made half their savings by reducing staff [...]
It seems barely a week goes by without some cautionary tale involving local government and social media [...]
The Yorkshire Dales is not the tranquil backdrop for a peaceful life as depicted on packets of The MJ’s favourite Hard Water Yorkshire Tea [...]
As regular readers will know, MJ Diary is a big fan of all things social media [...]
13 November 2013
Have you noticed [...]
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.