LGA Group launch 'Freedom to Lead' proposals

Should the numerous inspectorates which assess public services in each area be merged into a single entity that could save

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Public will be intolerant of weak councils

Council taxpayers will be intolerant if told front lines services are being cut back when their local authority hasn’t made

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Armed Forces move up the property ladder

 Members of the Armed Forces looking to buy their own home could benefit from a new home ownership scheme 

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Inspectors should estimate second year CAA savings

The bodies responsible for council inspection are being  challenged to put figures on the extent

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Corporate governance inspection for Doncaster

Communities Secretary John Denham  has welcomed the Audit Commission's decision to carry out a corporate governance

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New report on British social attitudes now available

The topics covered by the report include: politics; taxation and public spending; welfare; personal relationships

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Drive to unlock young people's talent

Young people from fifteen deprived neighbourhoods have started working on local community projects designed to help

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The Decent Homes Programme

It is estimated that over a million social homes have been improved by the Department for Communities

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Councils respond to local government pay claim

Local government employees will not be offered an increase in pay from April to protect vital front-line services

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Council tax cut proposed for Windsor residents!

Residents in the Royal Borough will be better off in the next financial year, thanks to the first-ever proposed cut in council tax

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Dame Denise Platt
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