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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Members in their first 12 months of membership have to pay for the work done by consultants after...


ALACE's AGM will be held at 12.30pm for 1pm on Wednesday 3 July 2019 in the Granville Suite,...


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