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. 

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.

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

LOCAL GOVERNMENT leaders have united in condemnation of Saturday's terrorist attack in London.

LONDON mayor Sadiq Khan has handed over the first "living rent" homes designed to help middle-income earners to save for a deposit by offering below-market rents along with a major investment to roll out more.

A BAN on unauthorised Traveller sites across an entire Essex district could be extended until 2021 after two local authorities made an application to the High Court.

STRIKE action among Scotland's local government workers has been called off after a ballot on industrial action fell foul of new turnout laws.

SEVEN OUT OF 10 adults receiving care have no idea how much it costs - and less than half are confident about navigating the system, according to a new survey.

CUTS to school support staff could put pupils’ health and wellbeing at risk as already overstretched teachers would be forced to take on tasks such as handing out medicine and conducting criminal records checks, a union has warned.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT accounts for more than one in 10 data breaches, leaving it second only to healthcare, according to new research.

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