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As the local elections draw to a close, LGiU and our guest panel offer some reflections.
All the local election results, updated as they come in…..
The LGiU and our guest contributors will be live blogging during the 2013 Local Elections on 2 May and throughout the counts the next day.
There’s just a week to go until the 2013 local elections. May 2nd 2013 will see elections in all the county councils, plus seven unitary authorities and one Welsh unitary authority. Interest in local elections tends to see them …
Ahead of the Queen’s Speech on 8th May the LGIU has provided its members with a detailed briefing speculating on the measures which might form part of the government’s legislative programme for the 2013-13 Parliamentary session. Mark Upton provides a few highlights.
Viewpoint: The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)’s Mark Rowney explains how local authorities can boost the demand for electric cars Although still early days, Britain has fallen behind other European countries in the take up of electric cars and …
Viewpoint: The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA)’s Claire Cain explains why they want more pubs to be listed as Assets of Community Value
Our live blog is now running – view all the latest local election updates here. On Thursday 2nd May, local elections will occur in 27 county councils and six unitary councils in England and one Welsh council. There will …
This is a budget that will be met with some relief by finance chiefs across the country. The Secretary of State has protected local government from further cuts, although this may be tempered by January’s formula grant reduction next year. …
Ahead of the Chancellor’s Budget Statement on Wednesday (20 March) the government has published its official response to Lord Heseltine’s growth review (“No Stone Unturned in pursuit of growth”). Ministers have accepted 81 of the 89 recommendations put forward (either in full or part), rejected five – and will look further at the remaining three during the forthcoming Spending Review. The LGIU will be providing its members with a detailed briefing; in the meantime, Mark Upton provides a few highlights from a local government perspective.