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LGA responds to Which? broadband speed advertising research

"It is great to see that these tougher standards, called for by the LGA, are leading to improved transparency around the advertising of broadband speeds."

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LGA responds to new Government proposals for Local Enterprise Partnerships

"The best local partnerships are created bottom-up and driven by local partners that have the economic well-being of their local communities at the heart of what they do."

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LGA responds to future telecoms infrastructure review

Cllr Mark Hawthorne, Chairman of the LGA’s People and Places Board, responds to the recommendations set out by government in its Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review.

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LGA responds to the Grimsey Review 2

"Many councils throughout the country are already leading the way in transforming the future potential of their town centres in the face of unprecedented changes in shopping habits and the retail landscape."

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LGA: British Chambers of Commerce skills research shows radical reform needed to tackle crisis

“Twelve million people – the combined population of London, Greater Manchester and Staffordshire – will be without a job or in work they are over-qualified for by 2024."

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LGA and LEP network joint-working commitment

“LEPs are local partnerships and growth strategies will rely on the strength and quality of local leadership. They will continue to succeed with the close involvement of councils, as we work together to meet local ambitions.”