Minister voices concern over districts' role in devolution
DEVOLUTION

Minister voices concern over districts' role in devolution

By Martin Ford | 18 July 2024

District councils should be handed a greater role in devolution talks, a minister has said.

COUNCIL TAX

Scrap council tax referendum limits, says DCN

By William Eichler | 03 July 2024

District councils should have the powers to increase council tax referendum limits to at least 10...

GENERAL ELECTION

Districts look forward to early collaboration with a new government

By Trevor Holden | 03 July 2024

Centrally-conceived policies have a greater chance of success if worked on collaboratively with l...

WHITEHALL

EXCLUSIVE: Housing directors association being explored by LGA

By Dan Peters | 25 June 2024

The Local Government Association (LGA) is exploring the creation of an association of housing dir...

PLANNING

Labour set to build like it's 1945

By Paul Marinko | 28 May 2024

As the General Election race kicks into gear, Labour hopes its new towns policy will prove the so...

WHITEHALL

Government's waste reform timetable is rubbish

By Cllr Sam Chapman-Allen | 20 May 2024

The Government's proposed timetable for waste reform is every bit as rubbish as I had feared, wri...

FINANCE

Sort out housing through invest-to-save

By Tracy Bingham | 07 May 2024

As the sector's macro financial dilemma becomes more widely and better understood, so too should ...

WHITEHALL

LGA lobbied over income tax devolution amid White Paper preparations

By Dan Peters | 22 April 2024

The Local Government Association’s (LGA) White Paper should make the case for councils to receive...

DISTRICT COUNCILS' NETWORK

Looking forward to the next 50 years of districts

By Sam Chapman-Allen | 08 April 2024

As his council, Breckland, celebrates it's 50th anniversary, Cllr Sam Chapman-Allen looks to what...

WHITEHALL

Oflog co-design promises have been broken, say councils

By Dan Peters | 02 April 2024

Ministerial promises to ‘co-design’ the Office for Local Government (Oflog) with the sector have ...

SOLACE

Elections show the organisation at its 'one council' best

By Kathy O’Leary | 26 March 2024

Kathy O' Leary says: 'As both pollsters and returning officers would agree, success in elections ...

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Team Manager - Social Work in Schools team

ME16 - £54,129 - £57,201 per annum + Plus Golden Hello

We are delighted to announce the continuation of the Social Workers in Schools project within Merton Children's Social Care! Apply for this job

London Borough of Merton

Head of Place

£79,852 - £88,047 (2023-24 scale).

An ambitious City – fancy a challenge? Apply for this job

Gloucester City Council

Highways Development Control Manager

£50,512 - £53,204 plus benefits.

A permanent opportunity has arisen within the Highways Development Control Team. Apply for this job

Wirral Borough Council