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The week ahead in local government 27/06/11

On Tuesday the annual LGA conference begins. This year they are in Birmingham. Merrick Cockell will be confirmed as the new chair of the organisation, taking over from Baroness Eaton.

Andy Sawford, Dan Garfield and Chris Naylor will be attending from the LGiU. If you would like to arrange a meeting please call Dan on 07825 745 625.

The DoH will publish the 2011 Health Profiles on Tuesday, giving a snapshot overview of health for each local authority and region in England.

On Thursday teachers across England and Wales are planning a co-ordinated one day strike, in protest over public sector pension reform.

In one week’s time – the Dilnot report will be with us (4 July); although there has of course been considerable coverage and trailing of proposed recommendations.

The LGiU will publish a policy briefing for members following the report.

LGiU briefings – We will also publish briefings for our members on the following subjects over the next couple of weeks.

  • CLG new burdens doctrine guidance CLG
  • Kings Fund report on health and social care
  • Elected mayors
  • Adults facing multiple deprivation report
  • Restorative justice
  • An update on culture and sport issues

Get in touch – For media enquiries or to receive LGiU press releases, please contact Rob Dale: rob.dale@lgiu.org or 020 7554 2855.

For membership information please contact Chris Naylor: chris.naylor@lgiu.org or 020 7554 2834.