EXCLUSIVE: Oflog pushes ahead with early warning system

By Dan Peters | 16 November 2023

Senior Oflog officials are pressing ahead with their plans to create an early warning system for councils in trouble despite continuing Local Government Association (LGA) resistance, The MJ understands.

Whitehall sources claimed staff at the new local government watchdog had been ‘reaching out proactively and thoroughly’ to the LGA but suggested Smith Square officers had been initially dismissive of Oflog’s work on the early warning system.

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