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Ofsted identifies 100 illegal schools in England
Published : 23 June 2016

Councils must play their part in identifying illegal schools which may be promoting radicalism and extremism, the chief inspector has demanded. ... read more

Council leader defends term-time holiday battle
Published : 23 June 2016

The council at the heart of a storm over a parent taking his child out of school for a holiday has stood by its decision to pursue its legal ... read more

Council toilets in short supply
Published : 23 June 2016

Some UK High Streets and public spaces no longer have any council-run public toilets, the BBC has learned. At least 1,782 facilities have closed ... read more

Parking permits branded a ‘stealth tax’
Published : 23 June 2016

Councils have been accused of using residents’ parking permits as a “stealth tax” to raise revenue as it emerges that the number ... read more

Workplace parking levy raises millions for council
Published : 23 June 2016

New research has revealed that one council’s parking levy brings in £9 million a year, prompting a transport campaign group to recommend ... read more

70% support plastic bag charge
Published : 23 June 2016

The ICM-conducted poll for the Break the Bag Habit (BTBH) coalition found that 70% of English respondents now find it reasonable to charge 5p ... read more

Wales’ recycling figures soar ahead of England
Published : 23 June 2016

Keep Britain Tidy has announced that the progressive waste and recycling policy adopted by the Welsh Assembly is now reaping dividends, after ... read more

Remove barriers to planting trees, CLA says
Published : 23 June 2016

The CLA has called on the Government to address the barriers which prevent farmers and landowners from creating more woodland. The organisation ... read more

Toolkit produced by Locality on Neighbourhood Development Orders
Published : 23 June 2016

Across the country many hundreds of Neighbourhood Plans have been approved or are being prepared - the majority led by parish councils. However, ... read more

Guidance on charitable fundraising from the public
Published : 23 June 2016

The Charity Commission (‘the commission’), the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has released its new guidance ... read more

Independent secondary ticketing review published
Published : 23 June 2016

The Government has published an independentreport into the consumer protection measures concerning online secondary ticketing facilities. Professor ... read more

Pay deal welcomed
Published : 23 June 2016

NALC has welcomed the new pay deal for local council officers and workers. This agreement covers the period 2016-2018. The agreement, for workers ... read more

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