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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.

LGA sustainability briefing: community energy

Energy supply is the second largest contributor to UK domestic greenhouse gas emissions. In 2022, energy supply accounted for 20 per cent of the UK’s carbon emissions. Community energy refers to energy projects that are owned, controlled, or directly benefit local communities.


Principal Social Workers and CQC assessment: preparing your evidence and understanding your role, 1 July 2024

Download the presentation from Simon Williams, Director of Social Care Improvement, Partners in Care and Health; Carol Tozer, ADASS Associate; Margot Summerbridge,; Principal Social Worker, Derby City Council; Chris Erskine, Principal Social Worker, Lincolnshire County Council; and Karen Barnes, Principal Social Worker, Durham County Council.