There is a lack of proper financial management or scrutiny – while second home owners can dodge paying Council Tax by registering properties as holiday lets.
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Publishing the data on spending and staffing would enable a full and frank debate about any reforms needed,
Only six per cent of land is built on. Yet the planning system is still blocking perfectly reasonable development proposals.
Councils should do more to promote marine tourism. Partnership deals could also improve the environment and public health.
It also boosts community spirit among adults.
Judy Terry: The arrogance of planning officers is blocking the chance of the new homes being built that we need
Endless housing conferences organised by the public sector have been held without a single developer or industry representative being invited to speak.
Last year a council Chief Executive received an eight per cent rise, taking her salary to £170,000 – whilst most of her staff were stuck with the basic one per cent
The Opposition have lots of well-motivated infantry and the digital tools to coordinate them effectively. They could put Corbyn into Downing Street.
There needs to be transparency over the borrowing that is being undertaken.
The art treasures must be put on display.
Charged with managing Whitehall, trouble-shooting, clocking Sturgeon, and preparing government for Brexit, his workload would make lesser mortals crumble.
Whilst it is unlikely that communities can ever be rid of off-street prostitution and sexual exploitation, efforts continue to contain it, and the streets remain safe.
Attractive developments are blocked – ugly ones are pushed through.
But Labour-run Ipswich has turned down opportunities to save money.
Controlled junctions have increased by 66 per cent since 2000,