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Neighbours from hell face swifter eviction (not Wales)
Published : 01 February 2011

Neighbours from hell who cause misery and fear for their fellow tenants could face swifter eviction, under plans outlined by Housing Minister ... read more

140,000 council jobs set to be shed in the next year
Published : 01 February 2011

Around 140,000 local authority jobs are expected to be shed in the next year as a result of spending cuts, council leaders have warned. New analysis ... read more

2011 will be the year councillors become community champions (not Wales)
Published : 01 February 2011

Local Government Minister Grant Shapps has said that 2011 will be the year of councillor power and encouraged a new generation of community champions ... read more

A fair deal for local taxpayers (not Wales)
Published : 01 February 2011

The provisional details of the funding settlement for councils in England for 2011-12 and 2012-13 have been published. Reductions to council ... read more

Bee scientists to force killer mites to self destruct
Published : 01 February 2011

Scientists may be able to halt global honey bee losses by forcing the deadly Varroa mite, lethal in the freezing weather, to self destruct. The ... read more

Big Society plan for a new culture of generosity
Published : 01 February 2011

The Cabinet Office has published the Government's initial ideas for building a stronger culture of giving time and money. The ideas aim to start ... read more

Bill needs to give local communities real power
Published : 01 February 2011

The Localism Bill received its second reading in Parliament on 17th January. The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) questions whether the ... read more

Electoral Commission - change of address
Published : 01 February 2011

The head office of the Electoral Commission has moved to 3 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8YZ. The telephone and fax numbers, and email addresses have ... read more

End of the line for the default retirement age
Published : 01 February 2011

The Government has confirmed that it will remove the Default Retirement Age (DRA) so that people have more choice when to stop working. As well ... read more

England's special wildlife sites show dramatic improvement (not Wales)
Published : 01 February 2011

Over 95 per cent of England's finest wildlife and geological sites, covering more than one million hectares of countryside, are now in favourable ... read more

Extra time to celebrate Royal Wedding
Published : 01 February 2011

Pubs, bars and other licensed venues could be allowed an extra two hours to open to sell alcohol and put on entertainment until 1am to celebrate ... read more

Freedom of Information Act 2000
Published : 01 February 2011

Legal Note - Freedom of Information Act 2000 Introduction Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 there is a duty on public authorities generally ... read more

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