What's new: £320m 'Transformation Challenge' Application Guide

The government has launched a £320m 'Transformation Challenge Award' it says will help councils transform the way local services are run and put the user first.

For details how local authorities can apply to the fund, which covers the years 2014-15 and 2015-16 - click here

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