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News from the LGA Labour Group

News from the Leader of the LGA Labour Group - 7 June 2016

News from Local and national Labour, national news and opposition watch.

LGA Labour Group Boards Self Nominations 2016

LGA Labour Group Boards Self Nominations - a letter from Morgan McSweeney, Head of Office, LGA Labour Group.

News from the Leader of the LGA Labour Group - 24 May 2016

News from Local and national Labour, national news and opposition watch.

News from the Leader of the LGA Labour Group - 17 May 2016

News from Local and national Labour, national news and opposition watch.

Government U-turn on forced academisation

The Government have announced a U-turn on enforced academisation. We want to say thank you for the work you have done to raise awareness of this attack on state-schools and for defending the contribution good local authorities make to improving education in our communities - But we must not sit back and think the job is done.

Map of political control of councils 2015


This map displays the political control of the council or, where there is an elected mayor, the majority party in all councils where elections were held on 07 May 2015.

A text box can be found by double clicking on the relevant local authority area, which provides further detail on that local authority and a link to their website. To close this text box please press the cross in the top right hand corner.

This map consists of two layers: single tier, and county councils only. The relevant layer can be selected by using the drop-down box on the map. The map can be reset by clicking on ‘Refresh map'.

 

 

 

A summary table provides an overview of the number of councils where result have been declared and a breakdown of these results by political party.

Political Control - Election only and mayors - pie charts

Election only
Control Council
Conservative 163
Labour 74
Liberal Democrat 4
Independent(*) 2
No overall control 36
Total 279

 

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