Opinion

    • Michael Burton

    Spending and tax figures continue to show imbalance

    By Michael Burton | August 8, 2018

    Michael Burton says the latest public finance figures are the latest evidence for greater investment and devolution outside of London and the South East

    Fostering opinion

    By Rachel Dickinson | August 8, 2018

    Rachel Dickinson reacts to recent Government activity reviewing fostering activity across the country and says there is more to be done if local authorities are going to break the systemic issues plaguing the care sector.

    • James Maker

    Reforming two-tier arrangements

    By James Maker | August 8, 2018

    Reorganisation has proved controversial in many parts of the country. James Maker suggests pooling new and existing powers at the strategic level could offer a more politically attractive devolution agenda in county areas.

    A green paper for change

    By Cllr Izzi Seccombe | August 8, 2018

    The delay in providing a strategy for social care and wellbeing is impacting not just the care sector, but other key services around the country. To promote discussion the LGA has produced its own green paper looking beyond social care, as Izzi [..]

 
 

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