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Councils must take the lead in tackling the personal debt crisis

21 January 2014 Local government think tank LGiU has called on local authorities to use their role as community leaders to tackle the root causes of personal debt. An LGiU survey reveals that 77% of councils believe that personal debt is increasing or significantly increasing in their authority. 59% of authorities surveyed reported a rise…

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The MJ: Councils overlooked in obesity epidemic

Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU, writes for the MJ about the crucial role councils can play in tackling the obesity epidemic.

England & Wales In the News
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The MJ: LGO improvement drive commended

Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU, comments on the recent Select Committee report on the LGO’s recent progress.

England & Wales In the News