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Salmond backs single police force


According to reports, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond’s plans for a new, national police force are expected to be announced... (Continue reading)

DH aims to dispel Health and Social Care Bill ‘myths’

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The Department of Health has issued a series of ‘myth busters’ to counter claims by critics of the new Health... (Continue reading)

Councils’ housing benefit spend rises

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The amount spent by councils on housing benefit has risen to more than £18bn, official data reveals. Local authority revenue... (Continue reading)

CLG Select Committee to probe financing of new housing


The House of Commons Communities and Local Government Select Committee is to probe the financing of new housing supply, looking... (Continue reading)

Barr wins East Ayrshire school upgrade contract


East Ayrshire Council has awarded Barr a £5.9m contract to upgrade a school in New Cumnock. The construction company will... (Continue reading)

Northgate secures Reading IT managed services contract

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Northgate Information Solutions UK has secured a £75.6m IT managed services contract from Reading Borough Council. Under the contract, Northgate... (Continue reading)

NAO appoints new member to Leadership Team


The National Audit Office (NAO) has appointed Lynda McMullan to its Leadership Team. Head of the NAO Amyas Morse announced... (Continue reading)

Greenhouse gas emissions cut in Wales

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The Welsh Assembly Government has released new figures which show the country’s total greenhouse gas emissions have fallen by 23.3%.... (Continue reading)

BCC calls for clarity on Agency Workers Directive


The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has commented on Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to reconsider the implementation of the... (Continue reading)