Gove silent after LGA letter on Oflog

By Dan Peters | 05 June 2024

Local Government Association (LGA) leaders have failed to receive a reply from communities secretary Michael Gove to their letter on the controversial council league tables story.

Angry politicians called for an ‘urgent meeting’ with Gove more than a month ago on 2 May after The Times used Office for Local Government (Oflog) metrics to rank England’s 318 councils in the five areas the watchdog currently monitors – adult social care, corporate and finance, planning, roads and waste management.

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