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Local authorities have spent almost £3m on food banks over the past two years in an effort to tackle food poverty, the BBC's Panorama has found. Over a third of councils in England and Wales revealed they had funded the facilities. The Department for Work and Pensions admitted that additional public money had been dev...
Anglia Ruskin University press release The Labour Party should create a National Devolution Council (NDC) to 'hard-wire the devolution of power' after 2015 and im...
Local authorities should be given powers to reband council tax, the Mayor of London has said. Boris Johnson said it was "high time" that local councils were given...
Local Government Association press release Responding to the Audit Commission's report on councils' centrally managed spending, Cllr Peter Fleming, Chair of the L...
Labour press release Hilary Benn MP, Labour's Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary, responding to the Local Government Association warning that the G...
Local Government Association press release The scrapping of a government fund used by councils to provide emergency support will make it increasingly difficult to...
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