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Bringing Greater Manchester back together: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on July 31st, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

  Bringing Greater Manchester back together Greater Manchester’s ability to operate beyond the boundaries of a single local authority has been clearly proved. The 10 metropolitan authorities together own and.. read more

Bringing order to statistics: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on July 24th, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

The creation of the UK Statistics Authority aims to put an end to controversy surrounding statistics. By Paul Gosling A new body is bringing a breath of fresh air to the.. read more

Councillors must get stuck in with investments: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on July 15th, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

Councillors urged to get more involved in fund investment decisions By Paul Gosling Local government administration of pension funds is strictly regulated. But does this drive councils’ pension fund committees.. read more

Injecting Democracy: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on June 29th, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

  Making the NHS locally accountable   by Paul Gosling   Councils’ health overview and scrutiny committees were supposed to act as a system of local NHS accountability and improve.. read more

Improvement needs strong financial management: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on June 23rd, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

  Council improvement rests on strong financial management   by Paul Gosling   Moving from crisis management to strategic management can be worth a lot – going from being in.. read more

Everyone profits: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on June 21st, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

  Everyone Profits   When Phil Hope – the minister for the third sector – addresses Thursday’s ‘LA Connecting London 2008’ conference on social enterprise and local government, he can.. read more

Councils face a new future in Northern Ireland: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on June 13th, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

  Councils face a new future in Northern Ireland   by Paul Gosling   Local government has played a central role in the modern history of Northern Ireland – but.. read more

Taking stock of funding options: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on June 13th, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

Taking stock of funding options  By Paul Gosling   Local government administration of pension funds is strictly regulated. But does this drive councils’ pension fund committees to concentrate on what.. read more

Reforming social care: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on June 6th, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

  Reforming social care   by Paul Gosling   “Doing nothing is not an option.” The warning to local authorities came from the Department of Health in its recent ‘Transforming.. read more

Northern Ireland’s Giant headache: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on June 6th, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

  Northern Ireland’s Giant headache   by Paul Gosling   According to myth, the Giant’s Causeway on Northern Ireland’s Antrim coast was built by Irish titan Finn McCool so that.. read more

LSP take centre stage in building community cohesion: Local Government Chronicle

Posted on May 31st, 2008 · Posted in Local Government Chronicle

  LSP take centre stage in building community cohesion   by Paul Gosling   Community cohesion is one of those challenges that cuts across the responsibilities of a wide range.. read more