BRITAIN will go to the polls on 8 June after MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of Theresa May’s plan for a snap General Election.

Just when you thought Britain’s political outlook couldn’t become any more turbulent, given the last 12 months, Theresa May has trounced expectations and called for a snap General Election on 8 June.

THURROCK Council's leaders have expressed "outrage" at the Government's announcement of the new Lower Thames Crossing route, claiming residents have been kept in the dark for months.

131 FREE SCHOOLS have been given the green light by the Government in the biggest wave of approvals this parliament.

ESSEX County Council is facing a judicial review challenging the fees is pays to independent care home providers.

TWO-FIFTHS of councils are yet to even publish a draft Local Plan for submission to the Government, according to new research.

CHESHIRE EAST Council has suspended its chief executive while an independent investigation is carried out into his conduct.

AROUND 70,000 staff at every council in Scotland will be balloted over industrial action after they rejected the local government pay offer.

MORE THAN 2,000 local authority staff in England are receiving six-figure pay packets, according to the latest Town Hall Rich List.

OVER 900 care workers a day quit their jobs last year, according to new figures.

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