Local government lawyers: powerful are more important than the powerless

“Local government lawyers should make sure they have access to the ‘top table’ and that they are listened to rather than necessarily feel the need to be “at every meeting”, the former Head of the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government has suggested. …”

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