The LGA is undertaking a review of the member model code of conduct in response to the recommendations made by the Committee on Standards in Public Life, but also in response to rising local government concern about the increasing incidence of public, member-to-member and officer/member intimidation and abuse and overall behavioural standards and expectations in public debate, decision making and engagement.


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Solace is the leading members’ network for local government and public sector professionals throughout the UK and they are asking its members to draw on their experiences to identify examples of good codes of practice or provision that you believe should be considered in this work. Please email these or any questions about the member model code of conduct to


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