Dan Peters 06 June 2024

LGA pushes ahead with model parental leave policy

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The Local Government Association (LGA) has agreed to develop a model policy on parental leave for councillors.

It comes after Manchester City Council leader Bev Craig yesterday told a meeting of the LGA’s executive advisory board how she had to ‘battle’ her authority’s legal team who she claimed had put barriers in the way of adopting a parental leave policy.

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Four-day working win

Cllr Bridget Smith, leader of South Cambs DC, reflects on the results of the council’s four-day week trial and calls on Labour to back the shorter week.
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