Local Partnerships
Local Partnerships is one of the six bodies that form the Local Government Group overseen by the Local Government Association
Local Government Association
The Local Government Association is a voluntary lobbying organisation acting as the voice of the local government sector in England and Wales, which seeks to be an authoritative and effective advocate on its behalf....

 (LGA) though, unlike the others, it is jointly owned with HM Treasury
HM Treasury
HM Treasury, in full Her Majesty's Treasury, informally The Treasury, is the United Kingdom government department responsible for developing and executing the British government's public finance policy and economic policy...

. It incorporates the services previously offered by the 4ps.

The role of Local Partnerships is to provide the public sector with commercial expertise and experience, in particular around developing and implementing complex projects and partnerships covering the public and private sectors. It works with all councils, local authorities and public services across health, policing, emergency services and education.

It is funded by a mix of money 'top-sliced' from local authorities' Revenue Support Grant (RSG) payments from the UK government, grant funding from UK government departments, and fee income from chargeable services.

The current Chairman is Edward Lord
Edward Lord
Charles Edward Lord OBE JP politician and a leading figure in English local government. He is Chairman of Local Partnerships LLP and its subsidiary, the Public Private Partnerships Programme , and an ex-officio member of the Executive and Improvement Board of the Local Government Association...

. John Carleton
John Carleton
John Carleton is a former international rugby union player. He toured twice with the British and Irish Lions, to South Africa in 1980 and New Zealand in 1983 and played club rugby for Orrell R.U.F.C.....

was Chief Executive between 2009 and 2010.

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