Less than a third of councillors are women, report finds

Less than a third of councillors are women, report finds

Women are still absent from top roles in politics and public life, accounting for less than a third of local councillors - a report claims.

Local government less elitist says report

Local government is less elitist than other parts of society, a major new report has found.

Local government less elitist says report

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Losing privacy by stealth?

Stephen Weigel examines the new electoral register arrangements and makes case for positive ‘opt in’ rather than automatic consent

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Saltex 2014

With more than 230 exhibitors displaying thousands of products – many of them new and on show for the first time – this year’s SALTEX (Sports Amenity & Landscape Trade Exhibition) show at Windsor Racecourse (September 2-4) offers the perfect opportunity to see first-hand what's new to the grounds-care sector.

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Saint-Gobain Weber

The new Saint-Gobain Weber Façade Colour Simulator allows construction professionals and property owners to create a realistic impression of a building in a single colour, or in combinations of colours, in a matter of minutes.

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Parkeon

Harrow residents can now park free for 20 minutes as part of a new on-street parking strategy developed by Harrow Council to help boost the town centre economy.