Two members of the tri-borough have blamed Hammersmith & Fulham LBC after they ‘reluctantly decided’ to serve notice on ending the arrangement.
Surrey to quit LGA and CCN
Surrey CC has given notice to quit membership of the Local Government Association and the County Council’s Network (CCN).
Carter early favourite to replace Hodge
Kent CC leader, Paul Carter, is an early favourite to replace David Hodge as head of the Conservative group at the Local Government Association (LGA).
Reading BC announces new chief
Oxford City Council chief executive Peter Sloman has been announced as the new chief executive of Reading BC.
Leicestershire tells LGA to change
Leicestershire CC has told the Local Government Association (LGA) to change if it wants to keep it as a member beyond next year.
Interim directors to leave Wolverhampton
Two interim directors are leaving Wolverhampton City Council, it has been announced.
Authorities flouting rules restricting the publication of town hall freesheets are in danger of creating their own echo chambers and undermining local democracy, as Claire Fox explains.
Step up or risk being stifled
The industrial strategy should be delivered at a place-based level, Localis has claimed in its latest report. There will be no argument from local government on that score.
The drive for investment will boost devolution
Fresh back from MIPIM, Michael Burton says post-Brexit the UK will have to become a nation not just of shopkeepers but of salespeople.
Cllr David Hodge: Why I am quitting
Cllr David Hodge explains why he is standing down as chairman of the Conservative group at the Local Government Association.
Don’t forget to read the small print
Public/private sector partnerships have the power to drive real change and deliver value for money, but Andrew Lancaster warns councils need to be careful when negotiating increasingly complex contracts.
Instilling positivity in staff will drive results
Nicola Bulbeck explains how Teignbridge DC is motivating its staff in a bid to boost outcomes.
Ian Thomas explains how Rotherham MBC has made progress two years into its five-year transformation programme.
In the third of a series of articles on the financial sustainability of local authorities, Aileen Murphie focuses on the experiences of different types of councils in delivering and resourcing their capital programmes.