ADSO and LLG (along with Hertfordshire County Council) have received permission to expedite our claim for a declaration in the High Court which will provide certainty for local authorities on whether they can continue to hold meetings remotely past the 6th May 2021 deadline, due to the expiry of the Local Authorities and Police and … Continued

LLG and ADSO Serve Pre-Action Letter on Secretary of State

LLG and ADSO Serve Pre-Action Letter on Secretary of State Publish date: 25/02/2021 The Association of Democratic Services Officers (ADSO) and Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) have been lobbying the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government to change primary legislation to enable local authority remote meetings to take place beyond the current … Continued

LLG Grapevine Podcast

Don’t miss this weeks edition of The LLG Grapevine, a chatty discussion featuring Deborah Evans (CEO) and Helen McGrath (Head of Public Affairs) from LLG, looking back over the last edition of the bulletin highlighting points of interest, pulling in government policy and national news to give you a quick round-up of topical developments. This … Continued

Remote meetings beyond 7 May 2021

You will recall that the LGA (supported by ADSO, LLG and others) recently lobbied the Secretary of State to allow Councils to continue to hold remote meetings beyond the deadline of 7th May 2021 – on the basis that Councils would be able to choose which of its meetings should be held remotely. The LGA … Continued

New date for Code of Conduct Webinar

Due to popular demand a new date has been arranged and is now ready to take bookings for a second LGA Councillor Model Code of Conduct briefing.   The second webinar will take place on Friday 12 February, 14:00-15:00.   For further details and to book click here.    Members who are unable to attend … Continued

Councillor Code of Conduct Webinar ***fully booked***

The webinar covering the Councillor Code of Conduct on Friday 29 January is fully booked. You will be able to watch the recording after the event, but due to the level of interest we are actively looking for a further date to schedule this. We will share further details including the link to the recording … Continued

The LGA Model Councillor Code of Conduct 2020

  Following extensive consultation, the Local Government Association (LGA) Board on 3 December 2020 approved the final Model Code of Member Conduct. The LGA have confirmed that a summary of the consultation responses and guidance will also be made available soon. You can find the Model Code of Member Conduct here. The LLG have prepared … Continued

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