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Children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities have lost out on £1.2bn of Government funding over the last four years.

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A financial watchdog has announced an investigation into Grant Thornton over its auditing of Interserve.

City of London bids for first in electric bin collections

City of London Council is expected to become the first authority in the country to run a fully electric fleet of refuse vehicles.

The great Brexit divide

A gulf between local and national government ambitions for devolution in a ‘post-Brexit world’ has been laid bare.

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Six in ten councils across England have seen an increase in families being housed in temporary accommodation since the introduction of the Homelessness Reduction Act, a new survey has found.

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A Green Paper aiming to speed up the planning process will be published later this year, communities Secretary James Brokenshire has announced.

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