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Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham

26 September 2014
This weekend is the turn of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham (28-30 September 2014}.The LGA is, once again, very active at this year's conference. In addition to the LGA's own events, LGA speakers will feature in all the leading events of relevance to local government.


Social media: tell us your views

22 September 2014
At the LGA, we know that among our 21,000 councillors, there is a real desire to use social media to better serve the people who live and work in local areas. The LGA is drawing up some advice for elected members and we would be very grateful if you could complete this short online survey so we can tailor this social media guidance to their needs.


Party conferences fringe guides 2014

4 September 2014
Should you be heading off to Manchester, Birmingham or Glasgow for your party's annual conference, take a look at the LGA's guide to the leading events on local government.

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