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PLANS to create a single "super council" for East Kent have been put on hold after Shepway District Council voted to pull out.

BARNET Council's housing service has systematic problems, the Local Government Ombudsman has said after investigating the case of a woman who was turned away five times and left homeless because the authority failed to review her situation properly.

SEGREGATION along ethnic and socio-economic lines has reached worrying levels at thousands of schools, and the problem is increasing in some areas, according to new report.

COUNCILS must have "full flexibility" over how they use the £2bn in extra social care funding announced in the Budget, the Local Government Association has said.

PLANS to create a single "super council" for East Kent have been put on hold after Shepway District Council voted to pull out.

BARNET Council's housing service has systematic problems, the Local Government Ombudsman has said after investigating the case of a woman who was turned away five times and left...

SEGREGATION along ethnic and socio-economic lines has reached worrying levels at thousands of schools, and the problem is increasing in some areas, according to new report.