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Government has 'sold enough spare land for 89,500 homes'

Nov 28, 2014 by: Carl Brown, Inside Housing

The government has disposed of enough surplus land across its departments to support 89,500 new homes....

Stop concentration of betting shops on high streets, say local authorities

Nov 27, 2014 by: Randeep Ramesh, The Guardian

Move against ‘unregulated casino-style gambling’ comes from 93 boroughs, with call to reduce stakes on fixed-odds terminals....

Plans for London's first combined authority in pipeline

Nov 26, 2014 by: David Paine in the LGC

Discussions are under way over the possible formation of London’s first combined authority, LGC can reveal....

Pipe demands more devolution for boroughs

Nov 25, 2014 by: David Paine in the LGC

The chair of London Councils has hinted boroughs should work closer together if they want “money and programmes that are currently run less effectively” nationally to be devol...

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