LIVERPOOL City-Region Combined Authority has appointed Capita to develop a Carriageway Asset Management Plan.

JUDICIAL REVIEW applications lodged against local authorities fell by 4% in 2016, according to official figures.

A BLIND woman has received £2,000 in compensation after a council failed to make the necessary arrangements for her to vote independently and in secret in the 2015 General Election.

EX-HOME OFFICE minister Beverley Hughes has been confirmed as Greater Manchester's first deputy mayor for policing and crime.

A NEW PARTNERSHIP will see the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) 'ratchet up' efforts to engage major companies on addressing climate change risk and its potential impact on shareholder value. 

OVER HALF of council websites provide good or very good experience for users, up 11% on 2015-16, according to new research.

BRAINTREE District Council chief executive Nicola Beach is to leave the authority to take up a new role with Essex County Council.

CHINA must rein in soaring local government debt and introduce reforms to improve transparency, a leading government economist has warned.

CONFIDENCE in local government scrutiny's ability to have an impact has fallen, according to new research.

POLICE will be present at all polling stations in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets tomorrow in a bid to prevent electoral fraud.

DEVELOPERS are using "shady tactics" to renege on commitments to build affordable housing, leaving many councils woefully short of their targets, according to new research.

A SERVICE promoting the Shetland Islands as a place to live and work is to end after the council decided not to renew the contract for running it.