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Friday, 25 July 2008 13:47
Minister's pledge on affordable housing
CAROLINE Flint promises further measures to boost affordable housing.
Thursday, 10 July 2008 10:00
People power plan 'should go further'
PLANS to give people more say over services should go further, say stakeholders.
Wednesday, 09 July 2008 18:00
Government unveils 'people power' plan
THE government unveils plans to give local people more say over public services.
Tuesday, 08 July 2008 01:42
Radical reform for local government
LOCAL government is to be reformed in three of England's most rural counties.
Monday, 23 June 2008 01:23
Lib Dems launch rural fuel tax campaign
THE Liberal Democrats have called on the government to introduce a fuel rebate for people in rural areas.
Friday, 06 June 2008 00:00
PM told to convene urgent rural summit
GORDON Brown is under pressure to convene an urgent national summit to decide the future of the countryside.
Thursday, 22 May 2008 00:50
Government fails to meet key rural target
THE government has failed to meet a key target requiring it to enhance opportunities for people in rural England.
Tuesday, 13 May 2008 13:50
Cameron outlines vision for countryside
TORY leader David Cameron has used a hard-hitting speech to outline his vision for the countryside.
Friday, 25 April 2008 18:50
Former minister slams Post Office closures
FORMER Labour rural minister Lord Whitty has condemned the government's post office closure programme.
Wednesday, 23 April 2008 20:01
Rural areas 'coping well' with immigration
RURAL areas which have experienced an influx of migrant workers are coping well, MPs have been told.
Tuesday, 01 April 2008 21:59
Furore over impact of migrant workers
A HOUSE of Lords committee has rejected government claims that immigration benefits the UK economy.
Saturday, 15 March 2008 12:57
Government policies 'doomed to failure'
FOUR out of five stakeholders believe the government’s rural policies are failing, a conference has concluded.
- Rural schools 'need fairer funding'
- Councils highlight importance of services
- Experts outline Brexit approach for rural policy
- Rural businesses lack reliable broadband
- Latest 'rural proofing' guidance published
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