Dudley chief executive to retire

Dudley chief executive to retire

By Martin Ford | 24 July 2024

Dudley MBC chief executive Kevin O’Keefe has announced he is to retire.

LGPS reform could unlock £40bn of infrastructure investment

By William Eichler | 24 July 2024

Reform of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) could unlock £40bn of investment for infrast...

Old Bailey jury clears former chief of rape

By Dan Peters | 24 July 2024

Ex-Harrow LBC chief Michael Lockwood has been cleared of raping and molesting two 14-year-old gir...

Pension schemes hit by legislation threat

By Emily Twinch | 23 July 2024

The Government has warned it could legislate to ensure Local Government Pensions Schemes (LGPS) a...

Homelessness pressures 'unsustainable'

By Martin Ford | 23 July 2024

Councils face ‘unsustainable financial pressure’ due to record levels of homelessness, according ...

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Royal Borough of Greenwich

Head of Market Quality & Sustainability

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Martin Ford

Green shoots?

'Planning and devolution were two of the key themes of last week’s King’s Speech, with a host of Bills being lined up and the sector being offered some degree of hope for the future. But will the numbers add up? Martin Ford reports'

23 July 2024
Matching up to a new Government

Matching up to a new Government

'New LGA chair Louise Gittins tells Paul Marinko how she plans to pick up the pace to net the sector’s key asks of Sir Keir Starmer’s new administration'

By Paul Marinko | 16 July 2024
A mighty metamorphosis

A mighty metamorphosis

23 July 2024

Five years into an innovative partnership committed to making the town centre the most sustainabl...

Developing leadership: a framework for the future

By Joanna Killian | 22 July 2024

Joanna Killian says the chief executive development programme initiated by the Local Government A...

PFI troubles ahead

By Caroline Mostowfi | 16 July 2024

Caroline Mostowfi outlines the challenges of Private Finance Initiative expiry and why it is time...

We have put up with poor standards for too long

22 July 2024

The new Government approach strikes a different tone, says Graeme McDonald.

Elections' Unsung Heroes

By Baroness Sharon Taylor OBE | 17 July 2024

Baroness Sharon Taylor celebrates the unheralded stalwarts who ensure polling day goes without a ...

To govern is to choose

By Andrew Carter | 08 July 2024

The new Government has a choice to use its mandate to make the tough decisions to pursue growth, ...

Election reflection

By Ian Miller | 08 July 2024

Ian Miller offers his personal reflections on polling day and the count in Wyre Forest, and he ma...