The LGA Labour Group exists to fight the corner for Labour councillors at a national level, both within the cross-party Local Government Association and with the Labour Party at Westminster. The Group provide a strong voice for Labour councillors and act as a platform for ideas and innovation for all those committed to an effective localist element to Labour politics and policies.

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Divestment works - how Labour councillors can lead the way

Cllr Tom Hayes, Cabinet Member for a Zero Carbon Oxford, sets out how divestment can work, and how Labour councillors can lead the way

15 November 2019

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Reframing climate change to show real life impacts

Martha Lauchlan, Political Administrator to the LGA Labour Group, on why studies linking climate change to public health impacts are so important

01 November 2019

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Southampton City Council's Green City Charter

Cllr Christopher Hammond, Leader of Southampton City Council, shares Southampton's experiences of partnership working through the Green City Charter

01 November 2019

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Chesterfield Borough Council's approach to responding to the climate emergency

Cllr Amanda Serjeant sets out how Chesterfield Borough Council is responding to the climate emergency

25 October 2019

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Communicating net zero

Malcolm Powers, Director of Tegula Consulting Ltd, talks about the importance engaging local communities in the fight against climate change

18 October 2019

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Come along to our event on tackling climate change - Friday 22nd November

Hannah Lazell, Political Advisor to the LGA Labour Group, writes about what to expect from our one day conference on climate change

18 October 2019

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Working from Opposition to tackle the Climate Emergency

Cllr Rosa Bolger writes about working from Opposition in West Oxfordshire to tackle the Climate Emergency

11 October 2019

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Recommended reads on engaging with communities about the climate crisis

Martha from the LGA Labour Group gives her top reads about communicating the climate crisis in an inclusive way

04 October 2019

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Local authorities are on the front line of climate change

Stephen Morgan MP, Shadow Communities Minister explains how local authorities will be on the front line of proliferating change when it comes to the climate emergency

04 October 2019

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A reflection on Labour Party Conference

Martha Lauchlan, the LGA Labour Group's Political Administrator, reflects on Labour Party conference

27 September 2019

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Lambeth Council's approach to tackling the climate emergency

Cllr Claire Holland, Deputy Leader of Lambeth Council, outlines Lambeth's approach to tackling the climate emergency

27 September 2019

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Now you've declared a climate emergency...

Cllr Tom Hayes, Oxford City Council's Cabinet Member for a Zero Carbon Oxford, writes about what you can do once your council has declared a climate emergency

17 September 2019

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What we're reading

Hannah from the LGA Labour Group office shares some useful reading material on climate change and local government

17 September 2019

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