Derrick Johnstone explains how better evidence produces better local outcomes.
The Government’s 'Infrastructure Plan' is nothing more than ‘a list of projects’ with no ‘strategic vision [or] clear priorities’, Public Accounts Committee complains.
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Four local authorities in Kent have launched a collective energy switching campaign in partnership with private firm iChoosr.
Commons’ CLG Committee seeks urgent answers on amendment covering home extensions in the Growth and Infrastructure Bill.
LGiU and National Trust produce research suggesting NPPF is centralising the planning system.
Croydon LBC is set to share trading standards, environmental health and licensing services with Merton and Richmond LBCs.
Eric Pickles outlines amendment to defuse Parliamentary critics of controversial permitted development rights ahead of Growth Bill vote.
NAO report urging review of New Homes Bonus scheme criticised as unfair by housing minister, Mark Prisk - while Labour has described the government's policy as ‘a shambles’.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference
between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.
The City of York Council has outlined a modern transport vision to meet the needs of the city says Nick Appleyard.
Financing renewable energy schemes is taking different forms, Stephen Cirell explains.
Next week, the unveiling of the Government's waste policy review will be upon us...
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Thomas Bridge reports on the highlights of the recent debate by The MJ and Asidua, on providing user-friendly customer contact services.
Council chiefs have branded Ofsted's new regime for inspecting local authorities' efforts to boost school performance as 'inadequate' and 'inappropriate'.
Introducing the next MJ Future Forum on budget planning and preparing for the new Spending Review.
South Ayrshire Council has appointed Eileen Howat to be the next chief executive.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.