Cornwall Council is calling for "urgent confirmation" from the Government that EU funding allocated to the county will be protected and it will not be worse off as a result of the vote to leave.

Reaction to the UK's vote to leave the European Union from local government and beyond.

Councils in England must have a "seat around the table" in the UK's exit negotiations following the vote to leave the EU, the Local Government Association has said.

Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned following the outcome of the EU referendum. Here is his statement in full: 

The UK has voted to leave the European Union, prompting David Cameron to resign as Prime Minister.

With all results declared, 51.9 per cent voted to leave the EU, with 48.1 per cent voting to remain on a turnout of 71.8 per cent.

Sunderland City Council is to transfer the running of its children's services to a new not-for-profit company.

London mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked planning permission for a football stadium and flats on land in Chislehurst, saying he is fulfilling a pledge to Londoners to protect the capital's Green Belt.

A Social Stock Exchange designed to encourage investors to put money into socially responsible firms is to be launched by Liverpool and Wirral councils.

A ban of deliveries of fast food to schools and film-style classifications for unhealthy foods should be introduced to help tackle the UK's childhood obesity epidemic, a new report has argued.

Local government staff are under unprecedented pressure and stress at work because of Government cuts, according to a new survey.

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