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The proposed advisers drafted in to help turn Birmingham City Council around include an array of local government big hitters.

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Research by LGA reveals councils will struggle to meet legal obligations within three years.

MPs press ministry to bring forward Shared Prosperity Fund

Local government secretary James Brokenshire has been urged to bring forward the replacement for EU structural funding.

Suffolk councillors asked to dissolve social care company

A company providing social care for people with sight or hearing loss is expected to be dissolved by Suffolk CC.

Profits hike for Telford & Wrekin-owned property firm

Telford & Wrekin Council’s wholly-owned housing provider Nuplace has announced a jump in profits of almost 50%.

BBC programme on adult social care is 'not a hatchet job'

Somerset CC’s adult services director has revealed his reasoning behind allowing Panorama to follow people making their way through the system.

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Procurement plan to save Welsh £120m

Pickles takes action to abolish regional plans

The East of England will be the first area in the country to have its regional planning strategy officially abolished from 3 January 2013, communities secretary Eric Pickles has revealed.

Councils raise pupil premium concerns

Capital's high living costs mean flat rate £300 payment would impact disadvantaged children, London Councils warns.