A Faer Point

A Faer Point

By By Roger Russell | 17 July 2024

After a tumultuous couple of weeks in the world of politics both in the UK and USA, Faerfield colleagues have been reflecting on the potential impact of the change of government in the UK.


Elections' Unsung Heroes

By Baroness Sharon Taylor OBE | 17 July 2024

Baroness Sharon Taylor celebrates the unheralded stalwarts who ensure polling day goes without a ...


Keeping the focus on delivery in a new political landscape

By By Sheila Oxtoby | 16 July 2024

Sheila Oxtoby says: 'The Government appears to be determined to hit the ground running and keen t...


Free to be

By Nick Plumb | 16 July 2024

Devolution needs to be pushed beyond the town hall to restore trust in government, and the commun...


Matching up to a new Government

By Paul Marinko | 16 July 2024

New LGA chair Louise Gittins tells Paul Marinko how she plans to pick up the pace to net the sect...


Sir Bob Neill talks about his political journey

By Heather Jameson | 15 July 2024

In the latest episode of the Our World is Local podcast, former local government minister Sir Bob...


Searching for stability

By Greg Hayes | 11 July 2024

Greg Hayes looks ahead to what we can expect from the new Labour Government.


Robbins gets Downing Street role

By Heather Jameson | 10 July 2024

Head of the Local Government Association Labour Group office Pete Robbins had been drafted in to ...


Badenoch takes shadow communities role

By Martin Ford | 09 July 2024

Kemi Badenoch has been named shadow communities secretary by opposition leader Rishi Sunak.


Bev Craig to lead LGA Labour group

By Mark Conrad | 08 July 2024

Manchester City Council leader, Cllr Bev Craig, has been confirmed as the new leader of the Labou...


DLUHC team wipeout in Labour landslide

By Heather Jameson | 05 July 2024

The Conservative Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) team has faced a ne...