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CPL wins major Local Government Association contract

CPL has won the contract to publish the Local Government Association’s first magazine, following a competitive pitch process.

The Local Government Association (LGA) is a politically led, cross-party organisation that works on behalf of councils to ensure local government has a strong, credible voice with national government. In total, 415 authorities are members of the Association, including English and Welsh councils, national parks and parish councils.

Published monthly, first is received by 18,000 councillors and 400 chief executives.

CPL will be responsible for the design, print, media sales and production of first and will work closely with LGA’s in-house communications team to create the magazine.

Richard Walters, CPL’s director – commercial, said: “We’re delighted that CPL has been appointed to produce LGA’s flagship magazine. It is a key membership benefit and the number one way in which members find out about the work of the LGA.

“We are looking forward to working with the LGA team to continue making first a useful and relevant publication, both for now and for the future.”

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