'A lot to be done' to improve councils' governance

By Martin Ford | 02 January 2024

There is ‘a lot to be done’ to improve management in failing local authorities, the sector watchdog’s chair has said.

Lord Morse, chair of the Office for Local Government (Oflog), said the growing number of councils that have suffered financial collapse is due to mismanagement rather than underfunding.

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