The Commons' Communities and Local Government Select Committee issued a report last week that criticised the Department for Communities and Local Government's proposal to cut the publication of council newspapers to four a year.
Linstock Communications has recruited Jo Nussbaum as a consultant, to strengthen its localism practice. Nussbaum was previously at Flagship Consulting, where she led a number of thought leadership campaigns.
The PRCA has responded to the Cabinet Office's consultation on government comms and possible reforming of the COI. In its response, the PRCA stated that the COI 'needs to be made smaller, less bureaucratic, more business-friendly and more business-savvy'.
Thinkpublic, the agency that uses design to help tackle social challenges,
has appointed Munro and Forster to raise its profile with local authorities, the NHS, policy makers and CSR directors.