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LGA leadership: two in the frame

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The two front-runners for the chairmanship of the Local Government Association were invited by LGC to set out their manifestos and explain what they hope to achieve

As well as the candidates for the head of the LGA, we sought the opinions of the two candidates looking to head the Conservative group on the LGA, Gary Porter and Rob Light. Follow the links to their articles - and read the article about the views departing chief executive John Ransford:

LGA chairman candidates

Sir Merrick Cockell (Con), leader, Kensington & Chelsea RBC

David Parsons (Con), leader, Leicestershire CC

Conservative group leader candidates

Gary Porter (Con), leader, South Holland DC

Rob Light (Con), leader, Kirklees Metropolitan Council

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Ransford warns end of LGA impartiality may be needed

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