The Local Government Association (a London-based “union” for local government in the UK) has gotten its name in the papers for All the Right Reasons.
It’s cheap news for cash-strapped papers and makes the LGA look like the Friend of the Bemused Citizen.
The press release has a quote from the Chairman of the Local Government Association, Cllr Margaret Eaton:
“The public sector must not hide behind impenetrable jargon and phrases. Why do we have to have ‘coterminous, stakeholder engagement’ when we could just ‘talk to people’ instead?