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LGA parental leave policy for councillors

The LGA has adopted a model parental leave policy for councillors, assisting councils to introduce formal maternity, paternity and adoption entitlements, which can help break down barriers to standing for elected office.

Party conferences – autumn 2024

The LGA delivers a range of events over the party conference season, including debates and receptions on behalf of councils and our partners.