Local Government Association

We are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve

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Supporting council improvement – 2022/23 highlights

This year in review of the programmes that made up our sector support offer in 2022/23 provides a snapshot of the ways we supported councils to improve, develop leadership, make data-informed decisions, share notable practice, and – in so doing – build capacity and capability in local government.

Regional support – 2022/23 highlights

In 2022/23, our far-reaching regional support programme engaged with all 333 councils in England, helping to ensuring that councils had the support they needed to harness opportunities and address challenges.

Research and data – 2022/23 highlights

Our Better Use of Data programme supported councils to recognise the value of data, make good use of it in decision-making, bring better outcomes for residents and businesses, and enable efficient working across services.

Workforce and HR support – 2022/23 highlights

Our Workforce and HR programme supported councils as employers as they faced workforce challenges and uncertainty, where new and increasing demands on our workforce brought challenges and opportunities.

Inclusive Fire Service Group Statement

The Inclusive Fire Service Group (IFSG), an NJC led sector wide body for the UK fire and rescue service has reaffirmed its commitment to its original terms of reference, alongside a renewed focus and determination to support and promote the development of positive culture and inclusive behaviours in the service.

Local Government White Paper

As part of our Make It Local campaign we are working with the sector to develop a white paper from local government for local government and communities.