Another senior management restructure for Warrington
Changes to Warrington Council’s senior management structure will be made, senior councillors have decided.
Council leader resigns after being 'kept in the dark'
Torridge DC has elected a new leader after a stinging resignation statement from its outgoing top councillor.
Norfolk pressed to do more to support managers
Norfolk CC has been told to provide more support to its middle management following a corporate peer challenge.
Council spending powers to be restored to 2010 levels under Labour
Labour would ‘reverse the Tory decade of austerity for local government’ and aim to restore council spending powers to 2010 levels by 2024 if elected.
Middlesbrough faces £4.4m overspend
The English council with the highest number of young people affected by income deprivation is facing a £4.4m overspend.
Chief departure has 'no link' to joint working move
Allerdale BC has insisted there is ‘no link’ between chief executive Ian Frost’s departure and a decision to establish joint working with neighbouring Copeland BC.
'No evidence' of sexist culture despite chief's claims
No evidence of a culture of sexism has been found at Stratford-on-Avon DC following claims by an outgoing chief.
Councillors to apologise at 'sexist culture' council
Two councillors have agreed to apologise after investigations at a council where an outgoing chief detailed a 'sexist culture'.
Finance head quits after damning CIPFA report
Windsor & Maidenhead RBC’s head of finance, Rob Stubbs, has resigned from the authority weeks after a damning report from experts, The MJ has learnt.
Solace Summit: Officers 'scared of doing their jobs'
Council chiefs have heard of the growing issues of bullying and harassment at the Solace Summit.
Louise Goldsmith quits as leader of West Sussex
She said her nine-year term in office had been ‘a huge honour, privilege, responsibility and commitment’.
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Norfolk considers £16m new savings
Norfolk CC is considering new savings of £15.8m next year on top of already-agreed savings of £31.1m in 2020/21.
Tributes to ex-leader following sudden death
The former leader of Islington LBC, Steve Hitchins, has died at the age of 68.
Suspended deputy returns to work
Thanet DC’s deputy chief executive Tim Willis is understood to have returned to work after six weeks suspended.
Council to consider name change to cut ‘confusion’
Members of Babergh DC will be asked to change the council’s name next month because people struggle with its location and pronunciation.
Ready for the revolution?
With the rise of technology in the workplace, Nesta and The MJ asked local government frontline workers and staff about their councils’ approach to innovation. Heather Jameson reports on the results.
Carter hits out at customs points suggestions
Kent CC’s leader has hit out at suggestions customs points for lorries leaving Channel ports following a no-deal Brexit may be predominately in his county.
Council 'hopeful' of avoiding pensions fine
Barnet LBC officers are ‘hopeful’ that it will not be hit by a fine of up to £50,000 from The Pensions Regulator.
Edinburgh welcomes tourism tax plan
SNP-controlled Edinburgh City Council has welcomed the inclusion of a Transient Visitor Levy Bill in the Scottish Government’s programme for Scotland.