Action must be taken now to ensure austerity cuts do not cause local services to disappear, according to a report out today.
'New providers' will be able to break through the "state monopoly" across Britain's public services, David Cameron has insisted.
If you thought Big Society ideas had disappeared, think again.
The government's ambitious public services white paper contains little that's entirely new – but could this actually be its main strength?
A further inquest will not be held into the death of weapons inspector David Kelly, the attorney-general has announced.
Future responses to 'catastrophic' events may be undermined by the coalition's localism drive, a government adviser has told politics.co.uk.
David Cameron's major public service reform white paper has hit a stumbling block, according to reports.
The officer involved in the death of Ian Tomlinson during the G20 demonstrations in 2009 has been charged with manslaughter.
Campaigners have called for swifter action on cutting rail fares, but a major report out today says passengers will have to wait.
Home secretary Theresa May has told the Police Federation the coalition is offering a "rescue mission", not "revenge", against police officers.
Scotland Yard's review of the Madeline McCann case is "inappropriate", a member of its governing body has argued.
Downing Street has responded cautiously to claims that it is politicising the police by demanding the Met review the Madeleine McCann case.
Peers have inflicted a second defeat in as many days against the government, over plans for elected police commissioners.
An epic industrial dispute between British Airways and union Unite looks set to finally come to an end, with a deal reported to be on the table.
Londoners are braced for travel chaos next month as a row over the sacking of two tube drivers threatened to prompt a six day strike.
Ian Tomlinson was "unlawfully killed" by police during the G20 protests in 2009, a jury has found.
The coalition could look again at its proposals to introduce elected police commissioners.
Coalition plans to introduce directly elected police commissioners in England and Wales could hit a Liberal Democrat sticking point in the Lords.
Police officers managing last month's anti-spending cuts march had a "when, not if" approach to kettling, legal observers have said.
The Metropolitan police have lost a pivotal high court battle over the controversial tactic of 'kettling', following complaints from protestors.
The Metropolitan police routinely ignore reported incidents, a freedom of information request has revealed.
The director of public prosecutions and the acting deputy commissioner at the Metropolitan police have tried to draw a line under their public battle.
Plans for a western extension to the congestion charge zone will not go ahead even if Ken Livingstone returns to power, he has admitted.
Evidence has been submitted to MPs which flatly contradicts statements from the acting deputy commissioner of the Metropolitan police to Commons committees.
The political fallout over the murder of a police recruit in Omagh is continuing, with David Cameron warning of a return to "a dark and bloody past".