The programme to cut the cost of operational PFI schemes should eventually save more than double its initial £1.5bn target.
The final local government finance settlement for England for 2014/15 was published on 5 February 2014.
The HCA has issued its prospectus for the Affordable Homes Programme 2015–2018, inviting bids for up to £1.7bn of grant funding.
The report of the Williams Commission recommends mergers of local authorities in Wales.
The provisional local government finance settlement for 2014/15 has been published, with an overall reduction in local authorities' spending power of 2.9%.