17 October 2014
Read the comments of Councillor Jeremy Hilton, Chair of the LGA's Fire Services Management Committee, as he responds to the DCLG announcement today that fire and rescue authorities will share a £75 million fund for 37 projects to help ensure better and more efficient front-line services for the public.
16 October 2014
Read the comments of Councillor Peter Box, Chair of the LGA's Environment, Economy, Housing and Transport Board, on the Lyons Review of housing.
15 October 2014
Read the comments of Councillor Ann Lucas OBE, Chair of the LGA's Safer and Stronger Communities Board, on the Government's decision to scrap relaxation of taxi rules.
14 October 2014
Cllr David Sparks has responded to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announcement on the roll-out of Universal Credit to all local authorities and Jobcentres.
13 October 2014
Read the comments of Councillor Jeremy Hilton, Chair of the LGA's Fire Services Management Committee, as he responds to the Future Control Services Scheme update.
11 October 2014
New powers are being called for by councils to tackle fly-tippers who make residents' lives hell and cost taxpayers millions of pounds.
10 October 2014
Revised proposals for local government pay, as proposed to the LGA by the trade unions, will now be put to councils for consultation.
10 October 2014
The Local Government Association says Unison, Unite and GMB's cancellation of next week's strike is the right decision.
8 October 2014
A government plan which was intended to bring empty offices back into use has led to some existing business being served with eviction notices, town hall leaders have warned.
6 October 2014
Support for vulnerable people in crisis will either have to be scaled back or scrapped completely in almost three-quarters of council areas from next April when government stops funding for Local Welfare Assistance schemes.