CPAG is the leading charity campaigning for the abolition of child poverty in the UK and for a better deal for low-income families and children
NCB is a charitable organisation that is dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of all children and young people across every aspect of their lives and providing them with a powerful and authoritative voice
The Audit Commission is an independent watchdog, driving economy, efficiency and effectiveness in local public services to deliver better outcomes for everyone.
CLIP aims to enable central and local government to work together to develop efficient and effective statistical information
The Central Office of Information (COI) is the Government's centre of excellence for marketing and communications.
The Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), acts as as voice for children, young people and their families at the heart of government
The DCMS aims to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries
The Environment Agency aims are to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development, and it plays a central role in delivering the environmental priorities of central government and the Welsh Assembly Government
The HSE's mission is to prevent death, injury and ill health in Great Britain’s workplaces
The Highways Agency is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport (DfT), and is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport
info4local is the one-stop information gateway for people working in local public services
LACORS is the local government central body responsible for overseeing local authority regulatory and related services in the UK.
LARIA is about supporting local researchers in the public sector. Its remit is to promote the role and practice of research within the field of local government and provide a supportive network for those conducting or commissioning research.
Parliament examines what the Government is doing, makes new laws, holds the power to set taxes and debates the issues of the day
UK Resilience provides a resource for civil protection practitioners, supporting the work which goes on across the United Kingdom to improve emergency preparedness
APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority front line services, hosting a network for front line service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance
The Association of Police Authorities represents police authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, both on the national stage and locally. It influences policy on policing and it supports local police authorities in their important role
The BPA is the largest professional association in Europe representing organisations in the parking and traffic management industry.
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) is the professional body for people involved in housing and communities
CIPFA is the professional body for people in public finance
SOLACE is the representative body for senior strategic managers working in the public sector
Solicitors in Local Government Limited is the professional association which represents the 4,000 local government solicitors and trainees in England and Wales
The Universities' Transport Study Group (UTSG) aims to promote transport teaching and research and to act as a focus for those involved in these activities in universities and institutions of higher education in the UK and Ireland
The Electoral Commission is an independent body set up by the UK Parliament with the aim of providing integrity and public confidence in the democratic process.
The Energy Saving Trust is a non-profit organisation that provides free and impartial advice on how to stop wasting energy
The Local Government Ombudsman looks at complaints about councils and some other authorities, including education admissions appeal panels
The National Institute For Mental Health (England) is co-ordinating the overall delivery of the Mental Health and Social Exclusion report and is bringing together individuals and organisations from a range of backgrounds and social inclusion expertise
The TSA is the new regulator for affordable housing, with a goal to raise the standard of services for tenants
The role of the HCA is to create opportunity for people to live in high quality, sustainable places by provide funding for affordable housing, bringing land back into productive use and improving quality of life by raising standards for the physical and social environment
Sport England is focused on the creation of a world-leading community sport system
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