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Preventing Homelessness – Issues and Challenges for Councils

Start date: 2 May 2017

In partnership with Social Finance we are hosting a free, half day conference in London on the issues and challenges associated with homelessness prevention. Date: 2nd May 1030 – 1430 Venue: Trowers & Hamlins LLP, 3 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8YZ The event is free to attend, and lunch will be provided. However, places are […]



Women’s representation in local government – Council Officers – Rising to the Top

Start date: 21 Feb 2017

When only 33% of councillors and 25% of local government chief executives are women, the Local Government Commission asks: does local government work for women? This is the fifth in our evidence session series. This meeting will examine how the changing shape of local government is affecting women's progression to and experience of senior roles.


Women’s representation in local government – getting there

Start date: 4 Oct 2016

This is the second in the Local Government Commission meeting series. The Commission asks: does local government work for women? The meeting will explore the current landscape of women's representation in local government at councillor level.


LGiU Seminar: Tackling inequalities: Issues and practical strategies for councils

Start date: 12 Sep 2016

The seminar is about: Fairness Commissions, Inclusive Economic Growth and Working with local communities to promote equality. Drawing on the experiences and the role of Fairness Commissions as part of broader alliances with civil society and local communities, and how local authorities can build on and develop existing achievements beyond 2016 .