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DCLG denies forcing out Kensington CEO following Grenfell Tower tragedy

22/06/2017DCLG denies forcing out Kensington CEO following Grenfell Tower tragedy

The chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea council has resigned from his £187,000-a-year role after growing criticism over the local authority’s response to the Grenfell Tower trag... more >
Council hit with £100,000 fine for data protection lapse

13/06/2017Council hit with £100,000 fine for data protection lapse

A council has this week been slapped with a £100,000 fine by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after a cyber-attack exposed sensitive personal information about its employee... more >
NLGN: Rebuilding council trust a key priority as Javid stays in cabinet

12/06/2017NLGN: Rebuilding council trust a key priority as Javid stays in cabinet

Sajid Javid has retained his position in the cabinet as communities secretary following Thursday’s general election which saw the Tory’s lose their majority in the House of Commons. ... more >

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Maintaining the momentum for further devolution

25/04/2017Maintaining the momentum for further devolution

Ahead of this year’s mayoral elections,... more >
New social care funding misses the point

13/04/2017New social care funding misses the point

Clive Betts MP, chair of the Communities and ... more >
Leading transformational change through procurement

01/03/2017Leading transformational change through procurement

Liz Welton, chair of the Society of Procureme... more >
McMahon: I worry that the public are not part of the devolution conversation

20/12/2016McMahon: I worry that the public are not part of the devolution conversation

Jim McMahon, Labour’s shadow minister f... more >

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Police governance and service delivery in the 21st century

23/06/2017Police governance and service delivery in the 21st century

Barry Loveday, reader in criminal j... more >
The future of localism

23/06/2017The future of localism

There have been a lot of opportunit... more >
Maximising scarce resources

23/06/2017Maximising scarce resources

Mick Endsor, a research associate a... more >
Managing grey fleet: the key to unlock electric vehicle use?

23/06/2017Managing grey fleet: the key to unlock electric vehicle use?

Ian Featherstone, fleet advice mana... more >

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15/06/2017Challenges remain

As PSE went to press, we were days away from finding out which political party or parties would be leading the country following Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election for 8 June.  Whoever enters the door at No.10, irrelevant of their political colour, is faced with serious challenges, from social care to the NHS, housing to the economy, and, of course, the all-consuming and imminent Brexit negotiations which will have ramifications for generations to... read more >

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National policies won’t fix local problems

National policies won’t fix local problems

Andrew Carter, the recently-appointed chief executive of Centre for Cities, argues that the new government will only succeed if it focuses on imp... more > more last word articles >

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