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LGA: Social workers should be respected like doctors

Oct 30, 2014 by: Dan Peters in the MJ

The Government needs to invest in social work career development so the profession achieves the same respect and reverence as doctors and nurses, council leaders argue today....

David Cameron backs 'HS3' rail link for north of England

Oct 27, 2014 by: BBC News

Prime Minister David Cameron has given the green light to plans for a high-speed "HS3" rail link in the north of England, following a report by HS2 boss Sir David Higgins....

LGA calls for place-based finance default

Oct 24, 2014 by: Kate Youde in the LGC

Place-based finance should be the default method of funding and delivering local public services, the LGA has said....

Commission backs fiscal powers for cities to boost growth

Oct 22, 2014 by: Richard Johnstone in Public Finance

Giving UK cities more powers and financial autonomy could boost the economy by up to £79bn a year, the independent City Growth Commission has found....

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