Investigation reveals Kensington and Chelsea Council had a large pot of money that it could have used on the refurbishment, yet the budget was cut and cheaper cladding used
Spelthorne auditors have raised red flags about whether the £385 million purchase of a BP research site was value for money for the council
Our investigation reveals Peterborough Council may have used £23 million raised from selling public assets to help pay its running costs, which is forbidden under government regulations.
Libraries, playgrounds, and community centres are being sold by councils as they struggle to stay afloat, with many using the proceeds to pay for redundancies
As councils become major players in the UK property market, purchases worth hundreds of millions of pounds are being signed off behind closed doors without public scrutiny.
A four-month investigation reveals the steep rise in councils across the country racking up debt to finance real estate purchases
Fifth county council at risk with independent reviewers stating need for “radical overhaul”
The Bureau reveals more councils are under severe financial strain
Local authorities struggle to balance their books, as the spending crisis deepens