We round up the reaction from local government
30 October 2013
The Electoral Commission has released its latest update on the introduction of individual electoral registration [...]
21 August 2013
Paul Wheeler looks at what measures are being taken to ensure the voter
registration process is as accurate and cost effective as [...]
31 July 2013
One of the most impressive sessions at the LGA conference was one that wasn’t on the agenda [...]
05 June 2013
As Morrissey put it succinctly – 'Manchester – so much to answer for', says Paul Wheeler [...]
29 May 2013
Paul Wheeler looks at a growing series of conflicts of interest within the NHS, and warns local government not to follow the same path [...]
15 May 2013
As UKIP shakes up the local landscape, Paul Wheeler ponders their next move and the implications for the other political parties [...]
09 May 2013
Shouldn't councils be cultivating home-grown talent rather than relying on expensive imports? Asks Paul Wheeler [...]
10 April 2013
Local scrutiny can build local coalitions of concern, says Paul Wheeler [...]
04 April 2013
Local government must stop being a mini-Whitehall and instead become a forward-looking, dynamic force for change, argues Paul Wheeler [...]
14 March 2013
Paul Wheeler explains how national organisations are turning their backs on the role of local councils and councillors [...]
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.