Leeds City Council: Venue risk assessments to support councillor safety
It is important that councillors feel equipped to manage occasionally aggressive encounters with residents, including taking preventative steps to limit the risk of serious consequences. Leeds City Council helped councillors risk assess venues to ensure that they were safe and find appropriate alternatives if necessary.
Gloucestershire County Council: Improving councillor personal safety through training and development
In response to recent high-profile violence and aggression incidents towards publicly elected officials, Gloucestershire County Council reviewed and redesigned the personal safety approach, training and development offered to local councillors.
Webinar blog: The Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool updates and scope 3 emissions
Over 180 people attended a webinar by Local Partnerships and the LGA to introduce some new guidance on Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and the latest updates to the free-to-use Local Partnerships/LGA Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool.