EXCLUSIVE: Four councils continue to dodge corporate peer challenge
WHITEHALL

EXCLUSIVE: Four councils continue to dodge corporate peer challenge

By Dan Peters | 14 May 2024

Four councils could be at risk of Government intervention as they dig in over not undergoing a corporate peer challenge (CPC).

ECONOMIC GROWTH

People want, expect and deserve change

By Ryan Swift | 22 September 2023

New research shows it’s clear that communities are still too painfully aware that our economy and...

FOI

Councils face action for Freedom of Information failings

By Martin Ford | 11 August 2023

Tower Hamlets LBC and Liverpool City Council have repeatedly missed FoI deadlines.

THIRD SECTOR

'Shocking' number of children in care far from home

By Mark Whitehead | 25 April 2023

A ‘shocking’ number of children are being moved into care far from their communities, according t...

FOI

Council receives enforcement notice after FOI failures

By William Eichler | 22 March 2023

Lewisham LBC has been issued with an enforcement notice after failing to respond to hundreds of o...

BUSINESS

Councils urged to act now ahead of switch

By Mark Conrad | 15 August 2022

More than half of councils have no strategy in place to deal with the 2025 withdrawal of key tele...

DATA

Transparency – more key than ever in the WhatsApp era

By Elizabeth Denham CBE | 02 November 2021

Elizabeth Denham offers five recommendations to help Freedom of Information staff deal with reque...

BUSINESS

Council cyber-attacks rocket

By Dan Peters | 23 July 2021

Cyber-attacks on UK council remote workers increased by 213% during the pandemic, Freedom of Info...

FINANCE

Biggs: Westferry revelations have 'blown apart' confidence in planning system

By Dan Peters | 25 June 2020

The latest revelations about the controversial Westferry Printworks application have ‘blown apart...

BUSINESS

Hillier calls for freedom of information extension

By Michael Burton | 02 March 2020

House of Commons Public Accounts Committee chair Meg Hillier has called for the Freedom of Inform...

FOI

Councils handling nearly 500,000 FOI requests every year

By Laura Sharman | 30 April 2019

Councils receive around 467,000 Freedom of Information (FOI) Act requests every year, nearly doub...

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Director of Strategic Transport and Connectivity

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Assistant Director Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership

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