High time for the sector to start paying the price

By Heather Jameson | 05 August 2015
  • Heather Jameson

News that the Local Government Association (LGA) has awarded pay rises – albeit relatively small sums – to its senior staff while the rest of local government faces a freeze has been greeted with a bit of ire within the senior officer ranks.

No one would argue that the LGA staff rises were not deserved – it is just they would be equally well-deserved across local government but the association is caught between a rock and a hard place.

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