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City study mulls over benefits of jobs relocation

Government plans to move highly-skilled civil servants from London are more likely to succeed if jobs are relocated to host cities with existing high-quality employment, a report by the Centre for Cities think-tank has found.

Government accepts Prevent strategy criticism

The Home Office has praised a report that criticised public bodies’ failure to thwart the radicalisation of vulnerable youngsters before they turned to terrorism.

Action plan after Derby rapped over delayed accounts

Derby City Council has drawn up an action plan after being scolded by its auditor for delays to its 2016/17 accounts.

Tower blaze council downplays cabinet changes

Kensington & Chelsea RLBC has downplayed expected changes to its senior councillors after a petition with more than 1,500 signatures demanded the entire cabinet quit.

Javid holds out olive branch to the sector

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has held out an olive branch to local government in the aftermath of his disastrous speech to the Local Government Association conference speech last week.

Council chiefs urged to 'seize the day'

Local authorities should ‘seize the day’ to secure inward investment for their areas, a former Government adviser has urged.

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Acceptable school quality now starts at 'good' says Ofsted chief

Schools in East of England buck national 9% upward trend for school improvement.