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Winners of 2013 C’llr Awards announced

The winners of the annual LGiU and CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards were announced last night at an awards ceremony at the Lord Mayor’s Parlour in Westminster City Hall. Now in their fourth year, the C’llr Awards are the only national ceremony to recognise and reward the efforts of councillors from across the political spectrum. The…

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Kent hosts ‘Builders’ Breakfast’

Kent County Council hosted building firms from across the South to discuss how the council can ensure that skills are placed at the heart of the construction industry’s agenda. The event, organised by the Sector Skills Council for the building industry, CITB-ConstructionSkills and the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU), saw representatives from the industry alongside…

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LGiU responds to Government Social Care Proposals

Dr Jonathan Carr-West, Director of LGiU commented: “The Government has finally taken steps to tackle the funding of adult social care 14 years after the Royal Commission reported. During this generation of inaction councils have been faced with the double challenge of a steadily ageing population and dwindling resources so the Chancellor’s promise of a “fully-funded” solution will be…

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