ALACE is the trade union for local authority chief executives and senior managers in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland

ALACE Membership

ALACE (the Association of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers) is a registered trade union whose 300+ members comprise the heads of paid service and other senior managers in local authorities throughout the UK, and the chief executives of other agencies associated with local government. The Council of ALACE forms the staff side of the Joint Negotiating Committee for Chief Executives, the body responsible for the salary and terms/conditions of service for chief executives. The Association also represents the interests of its members in responding to draft legislation and regulations which affect the roles of the head of paid service and other senior officers.

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ALACE consultant Cheryl Miller was on the platform for a pensions session at the SOLACE Summit in...


The JNC for Chief Executives (ALACE and the LGA) has agreed a new set of conditions of service for...