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The use of interim managers in the public sector saw a big jump during the third quarter of the year, with local government accounting for the lion's share of appointments.

Local government is increasingly characterised by a polarisation "akin to tribal affiliation" between executive and non-executive members, with backbench councillors feeling marginalised  by modern

Local government minister Kris Hopkins has announced that councils' overall spending power will be cut by 1.8 per cent in 2015-16 as the Government has "yet again delivered a settlement that is fai

The Government is to be asked to reconsider its refusal of an application for town and parish councils to retain a slice of business rates in the first decision of its kind.  

The use of interim managers in the public sector saw a big jump during the third quarter of the year, with local government accounting for the lion's share of appointments.

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Local government is increasingly characterised by a polarisation "akin to tribal affiliation" between executive and non-executive members, with backbench councillors feeling marginalised  by...

Local government minister Kris Hopkins has announced that councils' overall spending power will be cut by 1.8 per cent in 2015-16 as the Government has "yet again delivered a settlement that is...