Northern Housing Consortium calls for government action

20.02.20: The Northern Housing Consortium (NHC) has called for government action to ‘level-up’ housing in the North as new study highlights disproportionate cut-backs in northern councils. The scale of housing cut-backs in northern counci...

UK’s biggest eco-friendly refuse fleet worth £3.4m to launch in Liverpool

20.02.20: The UK’s biggest eco-friendly fleet of refuse vehicles is being launched in Liverpool tomorrow (Feb 21) by Mayor Joe Anderson. The fleet of 20 vehicles, powered by Biomethane, a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), will drastically help to c...

Liverpool City Region: Bus franchising is leading option

20.02.20: Liverpool City Region’s Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced today (Feb 20) that bus services in the region could be franchised as part of a London-style public transport system. Papers from the Combined Authority, set to be publi...

National Leadership Centre: Helping public sector leaders

20.02.20: Source: PSE Feb/March 2020   In the 2017 Autumn budget, an announcement was made for a Public Service Leadership Academy, to help share best practice across public services and drive productivity. The Chancellor believed that...

UK to unlock 5G potential with £65m funding pot

20.02.20: Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden announced today (Feb 20) £65m worth of government funded trials across the country to unlock the potential of 5G and level up infrastructure in rural areas. The potential of modern technology is set to...