William Eichler 12 April 2024

LGA announces 2024/25 Sector Support programme

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The Local Government Association (LGA) has announced the 2024/25 Sector Support programme to help councils ‘deliver critical services to communities.’

Funded by the UK Government, the programme focuses on five key themes: governance, leadership, finance, workforce and transformation.

It includes the LGA’s Corporate Peer Challenge (CPC) approach and an expanded range of officer and councillor development opportunities, including for statutory officers.

The LGA will also introduce a new foundation programme for newly appointed chief executives, following a successful pilot in 2023-24.

Cllr Abi Brown OBE, chair of the LGA’s Improvement and Innovation Board, said: ‘We are delighted to launch this year’s Sector Support Programme for councils, which has been informed by councils. New and continuing aspects of this offer respond directly to sector needs.’

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