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Lyons housing review puts councils centre stage

Oct 16, 2014 by: Jonathan Werran in the MJ

Local government would have a more active role in ensuring more homes are built under long-awaited Labour Party plans unveiled today....

Council additional borrowing scheme terms 'too onerous'

Oct 15, 2014 by: Daniel Douglas and Pete Apps, Inside Housing

A government plan to allow councils to borrow £300m above their housing revenue account debt limits is unattractive due to the rigid conditions attached, councils have warned....

Let boroughs forge City Deals, London treasurers urge

Oct 14, 2014 by: Heather Jameson in the MJ

London Boroughs should be given the powers to form Combined Authorities and to broker City Deals, according to finance experts in the capital....

Danny, champion of devolved property taxes

Oct 9, 2014 by: Jonathan Werran, The MJ

Chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, has signalled his willingness to devolve a raft of property taxes to London - it has emerged....

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