Financial pressures are endangering the future of libraries, youth clubs, bus services, street cleaning, park maintenance – and everything else we expect from our councils.
The delivery company will allow its workers fixed wages and paid leave.
It chose today to sneak out a written statement on the final Local Government Finance Settlement.
Amid online abuse and a harsher benefits system, the gold medal-winning swimmer Liz Johnson urges the government and businesses to hire more people with disabilities.
With no money forthcoming from central government, the north east town wants its own alternative to austerity.
Skilled EU migrants may have to earn £30,000 before coming to Britain under new migration policy.
The salary is double the average household income.
Philip Alston, the United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, was scathing about the government’s cuts and welfare changes.
A row over what constitutes a “middle income”, and who it encapsulates, has begun following the Budget.
“We did get things wrong,” the former Chancellor admitted on Newsnight. But not – according to him – regarding welfare.
The Budget doesn’t lift it, Labour wouldn’t reverse it – why is austerity’s harshest attack still going?