19 June 2013
Swathes of Britain's local road network could become unusable should there be more flooding or another severe winter this year, highways bosses are warning.
18 June 2013
The Local Government Association has published a briefing paper on the future of local audit and the role of the National Audit Office, ahead of these issues being debated during the Committee stage of the Local Audit and Accountability Bill.
15 June 2013
To mark the tenth annual National Recycling Week (17 to 23 June), the LGA has pulled together a list of 10 common but previously unrecyclable household items.
13 June 2013
Criminals, rogue traders and fraudsters are being forced to pay back their illegal profits with more than £13 million recovered by councils in the first year alone.
13 June 2013
The Growth and Infrastructure Act sets out provisions which enable the Secretary of State to designate a local planning authority (LPA) as 'poorly performing' on the basis of its performance on major applications. Read the LGA's response to the Government's response to the consultation on this measure.
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