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Supporting council improvement - annual report 2023/24

A review of the programmes that made up our sector support offer in 2023/24 and demonstrates the ways we supported councils to improve, develop leadership, make data-informed decisions, share notable practice, and – in so doing – build capacity and capability in local government.

Don't be left in the dark: Devolution and mayors

This short guide gives information on the role of combined authority mayors, what they will do and what this means for the residents they serve.

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LGA in Parliament 2016/17 COVER

LGA in Parliament 2016/17

In our last membership survey, 89 per cent of council leaders, frontline councillors and officials surveyed told us the LGA’s lobbying on behalf of local government was important.

Enterprising councils: supporting councils' income generation activity

Enterprising councils: supporting councils' income generation activity

This practical guidance aims to assist councils to turn their commercial plans into reality.

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Councillor workbook – Influencing skills

This workbook should serve as a useful reminder of some of the key skills, approaches and tactics that make for good influencing skills.

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Changes to local authority powers and duties Health protection, adoption and fostering, early years, children’s homes and postponed elections resulting from Coronavirus Regulations 2020

This is a guide to the provisions of the Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2020, Early Years Foundation Stage (Learning and Development and Welfare Requirements) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) (No.

Changes to local authority powers and duties

Health protection, adoption and fostering, early years, children’s homes and postponed elections resulting from Coronavirus Regulations 2020

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Stand for what you believe in - be a councillor

What matters to you in your local area? Whatever needs changing in your neighbourhood, you could be just the person to change it by becoming a local councillor. No other role gives you the chance to make such a huge difference to the quality of life for people in your local area.

Stand for what you believe in: Be a Liberal Democrat councillor

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