London boroughs are looking after a third of unaccompanied children in England seeking asylum, according to Government figures.

South Lanarkshire Council could rejoin Cosla - the body it left last year to form a breakaway local government lobbying group.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s offer to guarantee EU funding secured before Britain leaves the UK, but warned it will be of little worth for those whose bids are still tied up awaiting government approval.

NORTH LANARKSHIRE Council has suspended three members of staff over allegations of corruption.

FRACKING for shale gas has been given the green light in Lancashire after the Government approved an application that had previously been rejected by the county council.

MORE THAN 2,000 new schools must be built by 2020 to cope with the rising number of primary and secondary pupils in England, according to a new report.

The public sector must overhaul its debt collection practices, says Karen Banfield of Echo Managed Services

Child protection is suffering from "systemic failure", with spending disconnected from quality and children in different parts of the country not getting the same access to help, the National Audit Office has warned.

Manchester City Council could cut 160 jobs as it looks to bridge a budget gap of up to £75m by 2019-20.

The sustainability of adult social care is approaching a "tipping point" as growing pressure caused by rising demand and limited resources mean more people are not getting the help they need, putting pressure on other parts of the health and care system, the Care Quality Commission has warned.

Winchester City Council has appointed Laura Taylor as its new chief executive.

Croydon Council has appointed Shifa Mustafa as its new executive director of place.