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This section contains the latest news, ministerial speeches, statements and articles from the Local Government site.
Cutting the carbon footprint of street signs and opening up empty business premises for community use, are just two of the radical new plans announced today by Communities Secretary John Denham in response to ideas generated by local communities.
Housing and Planning Minister John Healey has today confirmed that a partnership of councils in Essex have expressed an interest using world-leading eco-town standards.
A historic milestone on the road towards transforming Britain into a 21st century digital economy was reached today as Communities Secretary John Denham announced that fundamental Ordnance Survey data would be made available to the public for free.
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Mrs Barbara Follett): This statement concerns council tax and the action the Government proposes to take in relation to authorities that have set excessive budget requirements for 2010-11.
Speech by Local Government Minister Rosie Winterton to the NDC Chairs and Chief Executives Network Conference.
Speech by Communities Secretary John Denham.