The LGA's media office provides the national voice of local government in England and Wales on the major issues of the day for national, regional and local press.
A chronic shortage of affordable housing is forcing cash-strapped councils to spend more than £2 million a day on temporary accommodation for homeless families, analysis by the Local Government Association reveals today.
LGA Environment spokesperson Cllr Judith Blake responded to new fly-tipping statistics, which show councils dealt with 936,000 fly-tipping incidents in 2015/16.
Council tax rises in 2017/18 will not bring in enough money to prevent the need for further deep cuts to local services next year, the Local Government Association warns today.
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