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Councils call for powers to tackle lorry drivers that ignore road restrictions
LGA responds to IFS report on health and social care funding
LGA responds to IPPR's call to increase National Insurance to secure NHS and social care
Tough new powers are needed for town halls to tackle lorry drivers who ignore weight restrictions, bringing chaos to the nation’s villages and roads, council leaders say today.
165,000 homes could be built with local communities ignored
Government housebuilding targets risk allowing just under 165,000 new homes to bypass scrutiny by the local community, a new analysis by the Local Government Association warns today.
LGA calls for taxi licensing reforms
"Councils have been making the case for our outdated patchwork of taxi laws to be updated with a taxi regime fit for the 21st Century, and it’s now time for government to deliver this."
Action on parks 24 May 2018 - London
Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responds to an Institute for Fiscal Studies report on funding health and social care to the 2030s.
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