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General Election hub

Our dedicated General Election hub sets out the key commitments in the Conservative, Green, Labour and Liberal Democrat national manifestos relevant to local government.

Labour Party manifesto

We outline the key policy points relevant to local government from the Labour Party's manifesto.

Green Party manifesto

We outline the key policy points relevant to local government from the Green Party's manifesto.


We deliver a programme for sector-led support in adult services, supporting councils to deliver good services to people.

One Public Estate

Our award-winning One Public Estate programme – delivered in partnership with by the Local Government Association, Office of Government Property (OGP) within the Cabinet Office and Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), supports locally-led partnerships of public sector bodies to kickstart regeneration and transform public service delivery.

Recruitment and retention best practice

This resource includes information to support councils create a structured and effective recruitment process using the six P’s: Plan, Promote, Process, Partnerships, People and Pledge.

Roundtable: Adapting local economies to climate change impacts and low carbon growth

This roundtable was chaired by Tess Lanning, Strategic Head of Inclusive Economy, Enterprise and Employment Strategy and Skills, at the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council. It gave an opportunity for councils to share insights into how they are changing the way they see their role in adapting the local economy and how they have succeeded in low carbon growth.

Cyber, digital and technology - Policy Team

Our team ensures that local government voices are shaping national priorities, and councils are supported to implement national cyber, digital and technology policy and programmes locally.


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