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London Mayor Saqid Khan has pledged to buy back council homes sold under Right to Buy as part of his mayoral manifesto.

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Election experts have vowed to carry on fighting to give councils the choice to hold meetings virtually despite last week’s legal ruling.

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A legal challenge of the ‘troublingly opaque’ Levelling Up Fund would not be needed if the Government introduced fiscal devolution, a think-tank boss has claimed.

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Criminal and sexual exploitation has risen ‘dramatically’ during the pandemic, new data has warned today.

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Six councils are deep in negotiations with the Government in a bid to claw them out of their financial difficulties in the run up to next week’s settlement, The MJ understands.  

EXCLUSIVE: Four senior Croydon officers suspended

Crisis-hit Croydon LBC has suspended a big chunk of its senior leadership in a bombshell move.

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Stevenage BC is to review its housing arm’s length management organisation (ALMO), Stevenage Homes.