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West Sussex fills new HR role

West Sussex CC has appointed Heather Daley to the new role of director of HR and organisational change.

Scotland: Government underestimated childcare funds

The Scottish Government has severely underestimated the money councils will need to fund the planned increased provision of childcare, the Accounts Commission has warned.

Porter: Play nicely or Government will impose reorganisation

The chairman of the Local Government Association, Lord Porter, has warned the sector to 'stop fighting and play nicely' or Whitehall will impose reorganisation.

Haringey wins litigation over controversial housing plans

The High Court has ruled in favour of Haringey LBC over the controversial Haringey Development Vehicle, which saw council leader Claire Kober announce her resignation last month.

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Worcestershire CC is inviting potential bidders to express an interest in its Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme.

Games up for forger

A High Court judge has praised Croydon LBC for bringing a successful legal action for copyright and money-laundering offences against a counterfeiter of computer games.

Square Mile's town clerk to retire

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