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Roadwork rules change to reduce congestion
Published : 22 February 2016

Proposals to launch a major crackdown on disruption caused by roadworks on local roads and the start of seven-day working are being considered ... read more

Councilsí adult social care staff shrink by 25%
Published : 22 February 2016

The total number of council-based adult social services staff has decreased by 25 per cent over the past five years, according to new figures ... read more

£500,000 in new funding for libraries
Published : 22 February 2016

To coincide with National Libraries Day (6 February 2016), Arts Council England is announcing further investment in a range of initiatives as ... read more

Parliamentary group backs parish devolution
Published : 22 February 2016

An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) of MPs and Peers support that local (parish and town) councils must be at the heart of any devolution ... read more

MPs support CLA on exempting right to buy for rural areas
Published : 22 February 2016

MPs have set out significant concerns about the impact of the Government’s Right to Buy Policy on rural areas. They set out these concerns ... read more

Council offers tenants £40,000 not to buy their houses
Published : 22 February 2016

A London council is offering housing tenants a £40,000 cash payment not to buy their council house in a bid to protect its housing stock. ... read more

Universal Credit reaches 20 more job centres
Published : 22 February 2016

Universal Credit is now available in 623 job centres, helping more than a quarter of a million people to find work faster and earn more. The ... read more

New clause to be inserted into grant agreements
Published : 22 February 2016

Organisations receiving government grants will be banned from using these taxpayer funds to lobby Government and Parliament. The Institute of ... read more

Government pledges to cut 75% of its offices by 2023
Published : 22 February 2016

The new target comes as the Government reveals that it has already reduced its estate by the equivalent of 336 football pitches since 2010. ... read more

Englandís new geography of disadvantage
Published : 22 February 2016

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has published a major new piece of research, ranking each of the local authorities in England ... read more

Radical power shake-up puts communities in control
Published : 22 February 2016

New laws have come into force paving the way for the most radical decentralisation of power in generations. The devolution revolution is already ... read more

Number of children in youth justice system falls
Published : 22 February 2016

The number of children entering the youth justice system for the first time has fallen by 9% in 2014/15. This is a reduction from 22,648 in 2013/14 ... read more

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