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East Cambridgeshire DC has had to hand back more than £500,000 of Section 106 cash to Sainsbury’s, because it could not lawfully spend the money.

Supplying different services to councils is way forward

The ability to deliver innovative and differentiated services for local authority clients will be key to striking commercial deals with councils over the next five years, outgoing Mouchel chief executive Grant Rumbles has claimed.

‘Embed technology to transform your services,’ leaders are told

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