Debate, not hate

Campaign against abuse of councillors

Close up of a man comforting a woman during a counseling session

A compassionate council

My experience over many years is that councillors and officers share a deep bond of public service and commitment to the people we serve. We are on the same side and want the best for our communities.

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Council housing now: lessons from the past

The end of July marked the centenary of the Housing Act of 1919. The ‘Addison Act’, as it is better known, was a turning point in the history of housing and the effective beginning of local authorities as a major part of the UK’s housing system.