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Councils pledge an end to one-year contracts - Wednesday 31 may 2006

Voluntary sector leaders have welcomed a historic commitment by the Local Government Association to end one-year contracts with charities.

Sir Sandy Bruce-Lockhart, chairman of the LGA, this week called on all councils to review their procurement practices and offer three-year deals.
"All councils should routinely address three-year contracts to allow the voluntary and community sector to plan ahead," he said.

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