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The Queen's Speech: What lies beneath

THE QUEEN’S Speech was laced with lots of rhetoric about devolution and the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ but in reality it’s what lies beneath those top lines that will really matter to us all. 984 more words

Gary Porter to seek top job at Local Government Association

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Porter expresses interest in LGA chair role

19 May, 2015 | By David Paine

The leader of the Conservative group on the Local Government Association Gary Porter has confirmed his intention to apply for the role of chair. 278 more words


People Powered Public Services (Labour policy review)

People powered public services was published by the Labour local government group in July 2014. With a foreword from Ed Miliband and input from senior Labour figures across local government it set out a vision and a way forward, feeding into Labour’s policy review ahead of the 2015 General Election campaign. 700 more words


6 reasons why LaGuardia should be closed (7 if you count the coyotes)

When you’re trying to describe the unpleasantness of air travel, you can rank your experiences on a scale from 1 to LaGuardia. I’d forgotten how terrible it was to travel through America’s most armpit-like airport until I spent a year there last Tuesday, riding a van from one terminal to the other, trying to navigate the maze of tightly packed corridors that have been “Under Construction” (read those as sarcastic air quotes) since forever and otherwise hating every hot, overcrowded minute I spent there. 402 more words


The other 1215 Charter: 800 years of elected mayors

Chris Game

The LGA’s Magna Carta web pages have recently featured a delightful homophone – sounds the same as another word, but different spelling and meaning.   1,181 more words

Local Government

A marriage made in heaven?

Catherine Staite, Director of INLOGOV

The ESRC, LGA and SOLACE have created a new role – that of Research Facilitator for local government – with the aim of supporting strong and productive relationships between researchers, policy makers and practitioners. 469 more words

Local Government

how i made $400 for flying back from australia

No, they didn’t pay me to leave. I didn’t cause that much trouble while I was there (I don’t think!)

But making $400 (USD) really was true! 611 more words