Planning Minister John Healey today heralded the start of the new planning regime for major infrastructure as it begins receiving applications for energy projects that have the potential to provide up to £50billion worth of international investmen
An unprecedented investment in cycling has improved the public’s health in six Cycling Demonstration Towns – and has had a positive impact on its most inactive citizens according to new statistics published today.
Reforms intended to improve the protection of children instead risk trebling just one part of the workload for social workers and therefore driving more valuable staff away from the profession, new analysis from local government leaders showed tod
Local Government Minister Rosie Winterton today recognised the brightest ideas in local service provision from virtual care centres, to a multi-use community fire station, to a 15-year crime strategy, at a special awards ceremony.
Plans to bring under-used and unloved land back into use so that communities and hundreds of keen would-be fruit and vegetable growers have somewhere to get digging, have been announced by Communities Secretary John Denham and Environment Secretar