Council targets to meet local need missed in many areas New research from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), released today, shows a growing crisis of affordable housing provision in many rural areas. Using Government data, the research indicates that the proportion of affordable homes being provided by non-metropolitan […]

Developers renege on affordable homes as countryside faces housing crisis

Pressures facing children’s services are rapidly becoming unsustainable, with a £2 billion funding gap expected to open by 2020, new analysis by the Local Government Association reveals today. Local government leaders are calling on all political parties ahead of the General Election to commit to the life chances of children […]

Councils face £2 billion funding gap to support vulnerable children ...