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Creating Kirklees – National Archives award will help citizens explore 150 years of local democracy

Creating Kirklees – National Archives award will help citizens explore 150 years of local democracy

The Creating Kirklees project from West Yorkshire Archive Service will make thousands of never-before-seen archives available for you to explore, thanks to a £40k award from The National Archives.

Democracy happens everyday

Democracy happens everyday

Our everyday local democracy is about working with our citizens and organisations in our local places. That’s what we’ve been continuing to do over the past eight weeks. Just in a different way from what any of us were expecting. So on what would have been local election day, we wanted to take a few minutes let you know that we’re still with you.

Letter from Rishi Sunak MP, Minister for Local Government

Letter from Rishi Sunak MP, Minister for Local Government

During Local Democracy Week 2018, we wrote an open letter to Rishi Sunak MP, Minister for Local Government and Lord Porter of Spalding, Chair of the Local Government Association about our recommendations for Government and the LGA about support for councillors. Here is the response we received from Rishi Sunak MP.