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C’llr Awards: Graham Baxter MBE, Leader of the Year

In their analysis of Graham Baxter, the judges of the C’llr Achievement Awards described him as a ‘visionary’ – a leader who believes in open government, community involvement and team work. The transformation in standards during Cllr Baxter’s six years as leader of North East Derbyshire District Council (@nedDC) has been one of the most…

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Cross-government review of statutory duties placed on local government

The government has announced a review into the statutory duties placed on councils. Councils are invited to comment on which duties should be repealed and which should not. Councils should respond to this important, though informal, consultation.

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Prospects for local government: 2011 and beyond

Councils face unprecedented challenges. This briefing looks ahead at the big issues and at specific services - what will local government look like by the end of this Parliament?

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Right to Challenge: CLG consultation

CLG has published a consultation on the Community Right to Challenge. This briefing examines and comments on the paper and is one of a series looking in more depth at the Localism Bill.

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Winners: C’llr Achievement awards 2011

Over 100 of local government’s biggest and brightest, including Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP , met this evening in Westminster for the presentation of the C’llr Achievement Awards 2011. These awards are an initiative we believe strongly in as they exist to find, highlight and celebrate the dedicated effort that councillors put in throughout the…

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Preview of tonight’s C’llr Awards

Here at the LGiU we’re all getting rather excited about this evening’s presentation of the C’llr Achievement Awards 2011. The event is being held at WestminsterCity  Hall and speakers include Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Caroline Flint MP, Cllr Colin Barrow, Leader of Westminster City Council and Andy Sawford, LGiU Chief Executive. What has…

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Publicity Code: Select Committee Question Revisions

A select committee has questioned some of the provisions in the government's draft Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity. This briefing reports on the findings and gives an update on the introduction of the revised Code.

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LGiU and CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards 2011: Shortlist

      We’re delighted to announce the shortlist for the C’llr Achievement Awards 2011. We’ve been enthused by the quantity and quality of applicants for this year’s awards and heartened to learn of so many positive and dedicated councillors working to strengthen local democracy and help improve the lives of citizens.

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C’llr awards – nominations deadline extended

There is still time to send in nominations for this year’s C’llr Achievement Awards. The deadline for sending in nominations is now 5pm Friday 7 January 2011. These awards are designed to highlight and celebrate the dedicated effort that councillors put in throughout the year to strengthen local democracy and help improve the lives of citizens. As always,…

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