Local government

  • Public Finance
    30 Jul 98
    Labour is coming under renewed pressure to clarify its welfare reform policies after Frank Field's attack on Gordon Brown in the Commons this week.
  • Public Finance
    23 Jul 98
    Local government minister Hilary Armstrong has urged councils to refurbish rather than build new homes with the new money from the Comprehensive Spending Review.
  • Public Finance
    16 Jul 98
    The Comprehensive Spending Review underlines the government's commitment to continue along the path of the Private Finance Initiative and Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).
  • 9 Jul 98
    Prime minister Tony Blair this week took a more conciliatory tone towards local government when he urged councils to help Labour deliver its modernising agenda but his message failed to win over the...