Boris Johnson

Damaging uncertainty around HS2, say council leaders

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

As Boris Johnson lines up plans for a review into HS2 should he become Prime Minister, Northern councils leaders have penned a joint letter to the Conservative leadership contenders, stating that failure to invest in railways would show "once again the North has been overlooked by Westminster". 

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Debate nature of Public-Private Partnerships on 27 June

Speakers from the Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region Combined Authorities, and Warrington, Salford and Lancashire councils, will discuss what makes a successful partnership with the private sector at Meet the Authorities later this month.

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Government accused of a job half-done on safety

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Neil Tague

Greater Manchester leaders and residents of at-risk buildings have said that the Government’s pledge of £200m to replace ACM cladding on private buildings stops short of addressing the problems they face.

Phil Green Lancashire County Council

Green departs Bolton for Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has followed up last year’s appointment of Bolton Council’s director of place Stephen Young by hiring Phil Green as director of growth, environment, and planning.

Rachel Bailey

Cheshire East leader steps down

Following local elections where the leading Conservative group lost control of the council for the first time in its history, Cllr Rachel Bailey has announced she will step down as leader in the coming weeks.

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BECG backs Question Time

Built Environment Communications Group has joined Savills as a sponsor of Place North West Question Time: Manchester's New Agenda, set to be a highlight of the event calendar taking place in October.