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Public sector cuts hit the North hardest

Government cuts in the public sector are hitting parts of the North hardest, according to a new study by a research group. Centre for Cities said t...

Staffs Uni Hope To Avoid £9k Fees

Staffordshire University is the latest university to announce its plans for tuition fee rises from September 2012 onwards but is planning to avoid ...

LIVE: Preston City Council’s budget

Join us live from City Hall as council chiefs make decision on the budget and council tax.…

Craig Charles to bring his Funk & Soul Club night to Brighton

Next month Craig Charles, of Red Dwarf and Robot Wars fame, is bringing his Funk & Soul Club to Brighton for the first of what promises to be ...

Councillors: Youth cuts are ‘disgusting’

Plans to cut the funding of a youth crime prevention programme have been met with anger by…

Could Labour be scuppered by another soft Lib Dem campaign in Ipswich?

In an offhand comment during the Opposition Day Debate yesterday in Parliament, Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove was a great deal more...

ELL presents both sides of the great EMA debate

The government goes to vote over whether or not to scrap the education maintenance allowance on Wednesday. Two of our reporters argue for and again...

Old Bill's Almanack 2011

My “Baker’s dozen predictions for 2011. I thought that I would stick my neck out and predict 13 events to occur in the area and looking a littl...

Hackney MP praises government action to end detention of children in asylum centres

Diane Abbott welcomes a possible 'culture shift' within the immigration system as a key Liberal Democrat manifesto commitment is honoured

A radical approach to Christmas shopping

East London Lines looks at the big-name businesses to avoid this Christmas if you don’t want to line the coffers of those who avoid UK taxes.

Goldsmith’s professor intent on rocking coalition boat

A week after the biggest test so far for Liberal Democrats in the Coalition Government, one man at least is clear on his position. “The Coalition...

Police play “cat and mouse” with kettle savvy protesters in central London

Undeterred by the snow, students have gathered in central London for the fourth protest since the education cuts were announced. ”The fact t...

‘The end of local government as we know it’ says Mayor, as Lewisham cuts package approved

As riot police held back a crowd of over 100 protesters outside Lewisham Town Hall last night, the Council pushed through the cuts package of £16m...

Hackney MP Diane Abbott slams proposed NHS changes

The coalition government's plans to shake up health services could be "potentially disastrous"

Tony Walley - On My Stoke-on-Trent Soapbox

More On The Cuts and The Apparent Insensitivity of The Council. On Saturday, I was invited to hitch a ride aboard the Council’s Cuts Bus. We met ...

Government is right to make cuts, but…

The coalition government is making some of the biggest cuts to public services in recent living memory and has been heavily criticised by groups th...

Twitter views on the spending review #prestoncuts #csr

We asked you on twitter what your thoughts were on today’s spending review. Here’s the best of them. .bbpBox27945476910 {background:url...

Huhne to Renege on Fees Pledge?

Eastleigh’s Liberal Democrat MP Chris Huhne looks poised to rip up another election pledge after Business Secretary Vince Cable  showed the gove...

Huhne: Coalition Could Cut Cuts

Chris Huhne has said that the coalition may be forced to cut cuts if the cuts they have approved prove too cutting. The Liberal  Democrat MP for E...

Cameron’s Calamitous Coalition Cock Up Over Child Benefit

So, I guess I’m kind of lucky in so much that both of my kids are over 18. They’re still as messy as hell, but at least we have benefited from ...

The Incredible Machine

Cabinet Secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell explains how the civil service is coping with the coalition challenge, the government's pace of change and redu...

Group merger is monkey business at Edinburgh Zoo

By Martin Graham TWO parties of chimps at Edinburgh Zoo have merged in a bid to discover who is the top banana in a new enclosure. Edinburgh’...

Stoke-n-Trent’s Newest Political Party ‘Community Voice’ Launch

Stoke-on-Trent has a new political party – Community Voice. Oh no! Not another one, some may say. Well this is an amalgamation of 2 existing grou...

Community Voice - A New Political Party For The Electorate In Stoke-on-Trent

At last Community Voice launches as a new political force –both in Stoke-on-Trent City Council and in communities all around Stoke-on-Trent. Our ...

Intervention Ends For Children’s Services In Stoke-on-Trent

Central government has officially confirmed the end of intervention for children and young people’s services in Stoke-on-Trent. In a letter to th...

It's About Trusting The Folks

By Public Servant Magazine Communities Secretary Eric Pickles explains how the coalition government is setting out to rebalance power and make loca...

Stoke-on-Trent's Political Landscape Has A Change On The Horizon

Stoke-on-Trent is often described as 'politically fragmented'. In fact certain academic political commentators practically drool at the prospect th...

Stoke-on-Trent City Council – Now There's A Real Coalition

Mohammed Pervez, leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, explains how four political groups are working together to deliver 'a well-run and responsi...

Where Has The Trust Gone in Stoke-on-Trent?

OK, let's get to it, I'm about to make myself mightily unpopular once again! You see the thing is, I trust the the Chief Executive of Stoke-on-Tren...

What news of our MP?

So we’re now three weeks in to the new Parliament, the coalition agreement has been aired, the Queen has done her bit and opened Parliament, ...

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