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As part of the ALC program for conference, along with the ALC stand, we will be holding a number of events throughout Annual Conference in Liverpool this month. The program includes training for new Councillors, how to effectively get your message across in you local area and the annual ALC reception on Sunday evening. 

Details for all the events can be seen simply clicking on this link. If you have any further questions regarding any of these training sessions or events then email councillors@labour.org.uk for further information. 

Events at Annual Conference 2016

As part of the ALC program for conference, along with the ALC stand, we will be holding a number of events throughout Annual Conference in Liverpool this month. The program...

We are delighted to announce that Labour Local Government Conference will return for another year in conjunction with the LGA and the ALC. 

Labour Local Government Conference 2016

We are delighted to announce that Labour Local Government Conference will return for another year in conjunction with the LGA and the ALC.  Read more

The Labour In For Britain campaign has launched 

Labour In for Britain

The Labour In For Britain campaign has launched  Read more

Jeremy Corbyn MP, John Trickett MP and John McDonnell MP wrote to council leaders and secretaries about the Government's Local Government Settlement. Find a copy of the letter here 

The Local Government Settlement

Jeremy Corbyn MP, John Trickett MP and John McDonnell MP wrote to council leaders and secretaries about the Government's Local Government Settlement. Find a copy of the letter here  Read more

 

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Jim McMahon has been elected the MP for Oldham and West Royton.

Jim is an excellent local candidate and active councillor, having given so much to Local Government over the past 10 years. 

A huge congratulations to Jim McMahon

  Jim McMahon has been elected the MP for Oldham and West Royton. Jim is an excellent local candidate and active councillor, having given so much to Local Government over... Read more

This summer the Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP) was awarded a £38 million grant from the Big Lottery Fund.

The Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP)

This summer the Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP) was awarded a £38 million grant from the Big Lottery Fund. Read more

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Do you remember when David Cameron announced that the coalition would be the “greenest government ever”? Seems like a long time ago doesn’t it?

How local government can tackle climate change and the cost of living crisis

  Do you remember when David Cameron announced that the coalition would be the “greenest government ever”? Seems like a long time ago doesn’t it? Read more

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The living wage is very much in the nation’s consciousness with hundreds of thousands of employees now working for the 1000 organisations officially accredited as living wage employers across the country.

In Preston, I have been privileged enough to be the cabinet member responsible for promoting the living wage across our city since Labour took control of the council in May 2011.  The response has been more positive than I could have ever imagined.  We were proud to become the first officially accredited employer by the Living Wage Foundation in the north of England in 2012.

Preston Labour Council- the first officially accredited Living Wage Employer in North England

  The living wage is very much in the nation’s consciousness with hundreds of thousands of employees now working for the 1000 organisations officially accredited as living wage employers across... Read more

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 Various Coalition government policies have made it harder not easier for us to deliver the new and affordable homes we need in Lambeth – not least the 50% cuts to our funding – but we remain more committed than ever to doing so.

 

Doing our bit to tackle the housing crisis

         Various Coalition government policies have made it harder not easier for us to deliver the new and affordable homes we need in Lambeth – not least... Read more

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Four months in, Councillor Tobin Byers of Merton Council is beginning to get to grips with life in local government and all that comes with it. Here are his musings on his experience so far…

 

A new Councillor's perspective - 4 months in

Four months in, Councillor Tobin Byers of Merton Council is beginning to get to grips with life in local government and all that comes with it. Here are his musings... Read more

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