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England's councils detected £188m worth of fraud in 2013-14, the highest value since monitoring began 25 years ago - but the sector's progress could be at risk, according to the Audit Commission.

The Government should make place-based finance the "default method" for funding and delivering local public services, the Local Government Association has said.

Council chiefs have given their backing to a report calling for city-regions to be granted greater powers and financial flexibility, saying the opportunities offered by devolution are "too big to i

A public meeting has been called to discuss the performance of Birmingham City Council by the civil servant leading a review of the authority's governance.

England's councils detected £188m worth of fraud in 2013-14, the highest value since monitoring began 25 years ago - but the sector's progress could be at risk, according to the Audit Commission...

The Government should make place-based finance the "default method" for funding and delivering local public services, the Local Government Association has said.

In its submission to the...

Council chiefs have given their backing to a report calling for city-regions to be granted greater powers and financial flexibility, saying the opportunities offered by devolution are "too big to...