Latest news:
News category: Local / Regional government structure

589 results from all titles

Local Transport Today
Regular news
Surrey County Council is calling on the Government to scrap the Traffic Commissioners and pass responsibility for bus  and goods vehicle... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
County and district councils in England are studying the financial implications of the Government’s plan to transfer responsibility for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in the South Midlands are discussing plans for a Local Enterprise Partnership that could champion major transport projects in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government is facing calls to reduce the number of local authorities as a way of saving money. Alastair MacNish, the former chairman of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Black, Stockport
It’s a shame that a well-regarded publication such as LTT didn’t seek any independent views before publishing the article on the proposed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Authorites across England are drawing up plans for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) that could become the new units for transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in the Bristol sub-region have dismissed the idea of setting up an Integrated Transport Authority, saying the existing joint... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Department for Communities and Local Government this week announced plans to scrap the regional Government Offices in England. The offices were... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Options to cut the £1bn cost of free bus travel for the over 60s and disabled in England have been outlined by one of the country’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have has provided local authorities in England with more details of plans to replace Regional Development Agencies with local economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
With the new coalition Government pledging to review the role of the state in transport provision, LTT asked a number of practitoners and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Local Transport Today
Regular news
City leaders are concerned that the review of local government finance to be ordered by the coalition Government will delay the piloting of new... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Salford City Council Conservative councillor Ian Macdonald has been appointed chair of the Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford
The recent letter from Eric Pickles, the new communities secretary, to local planning authorities explaining that they should treat his intention to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
County councils fear they won’t receive sufficient Government grant to cover the cost of taking over concessionary fare responsibilities from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government's decision to dismantle regional  planning in England without putting anything new in its place could have detrimental... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
David Sparks is to stand down as chair of the Local Government Association's regeneration and transport board this summer. Sparks has been elected... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Two neighbouring councils in North Wales are to merge their streetworks and streetlighting teams to improve the service and deliver... continue
< | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | >