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Information sent to LGA member authorities week ending Friday 25 April 1997 ...
Information sent to LGA member authorities week ending Friday 25 April 1997


Each week the Association sends circulars to chief executives of member authorities. This checklist aims to help authorities see quickly what circulars have been issued each week. Further information is available from the LGA Information Unit on 0171-235 1066 or at, which can also be contacted for additional copies of circulars if necessary.


Council Elections: May 1997

The Association has reminded county councils of the request made by the ACC to provide details of council election results to the Association. The LGA has also asked for details of the unitary elections that are being held on the same day.

Contact: Jim Duvall (Tel: 0171-201 1581).

LGA Circular Reference 23/97 Date of Issue: 24/04/97


Design, Build, Finance and Operate Contracts

The Department of Transport has published 'The Local Authorities (Goods and Services) (Public Bodies) (Trunk Roads) (No.2) Order 1997 - available from The Stationery Office - which provides powers for authorities to sub-contract litter authority duties. LGA Circular Reference 19/97 Date of Issue: 24/04/97


LGA General Assembly - Annual Meeting - 22 July 1997

Formal notice that the Annual Meeting of the Local Government Association will be held at 2pm on Tuesday 22 July 1997 at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

LGA Circular Reference 17/97 Date of Issue: 17/04/97


Providing Solutions: Local Government's Role in Britain's Future

A major one day LGA conference - held in association with Barony Consulting - has been organised for 3 June 1997 (London) to offer delegates an opportunity to consider the policies set out in the post-election Queen's Speech. The conference will be addressed by Government and Opposition Spokespersons and representatives of public, private and voluntary sector organisations. Other speakers include Vincent Hanna and Peter Kellner.

LGA Circular Reference 22/97 Date of Issue: 24/04/97


Local Plans and Unitary Development Plans: Preparation and Review

The Association (together with the Planning Officers' Society) is holding a series of regional seminars for planning officers and elected members designed to assist member authorities achieve full plan coverage and undertake monitoring and review of adopted Local Plans and UDPs. LGA Circular Reference 21/97 Date of Issue: 24/04/97


PSS Expenditure Survey 1998/99

The Association is undertaking a survey of expenditure requirements (1998/1999) for Personal Social Services and has asked social services authorities to complete the survey by 19 May 1997. The information collected will be used to inform the current round of discussions with the Department of Health on future funding requirements for personal social services. LGA Circular Reference 18/97 Date of Issue: 24/04/97

For further information e-mail: .

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