Local government

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John Stewart obituary
Other lives: Authority on British local government

Selina Stewart

03, Feb, 2023 @8:06 PM

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Eric Beak obituary
Other lives: Cheshire county council’s first health and safety officer who later became a full-time voluntary youth leader

John Pierson

03, Feb, 2023 @7:57 PM

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Councils say they lack funds to enforce stricter limits on wood burners
Local authorities say policing government’s new standards on smoke pollution is beyond their means

Fiona Harvey and Helena Horton

03, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Bristol is ready to give us power’: Greens hopeful of win in pivotal byelection
Council election could have national implications if Greens snatch ward from Lib Dems

Steven Morris

02, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Labour to use May vote to sharpen campaign ahead of general election
Exclusive: local elections will be chance to test regional organisers, digital operation and a slogan: ‘Build a Better Britain’

Pippa Crerar Political editor

01, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Tory mayor Andy Street says levelling up policy should trust local people more
West Midlands mayor believes it shouldn’t only be up to civil servants in London to make all the project funding decisions

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

30, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Paul Hannon obituary
Other lives: Long-serving politician who served on various local councils for the LibDems and Labour

Leighton Andrews

29, Jan, 2023 @5:37 PM

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Keith Vaz denies claims he plans to stand again as MP for Leicester East
‘That ship has sailed,’ says disgraced former minister in wake of conviction of sitting MP Claudia Webbe

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

28, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Bright lights, big cities: cash and HS2 are not the only keys to renewing the north, Andy Burnham | Simon Jenkins
Civic magnetism also depends on creativity, glamour and tourist appeal, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

27, Jan, 2023 @1:10 PM

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Rishi Sunak has never paid a penalty to HMRC, No 10 says, amid growing pressure over Nadhim Zahawi – as it happened
Downing Street releases statement after days of refusing to say whether or not PM ever paid a penalty to revenue body

Andrew Sparrow

25, Jan, 2023 @6:57 PM

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Councils spent £12.5m on bids for Liz Truss’s investment zones, data shows
Exclusive: Labour compiled analysis of waste suffered by cash-strapped local authorities on the scheme, binned by the government weeks later

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Row growing after third historic rail bridge filled in with concrete
National Highways faces third intervention by a local authority over infilling, after burying Congham bridge in Norfolk in tonnes of concrete

Matthew Weaver

25, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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