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LLG President issues statement of solidarity with Black Lives Matter

The President of Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) has issued a statement of solidarity with Black Lives Matter and made a commitment to more than words.

Quentin Baker said: “LLG is an organisation which serves a membership dedicated to the rule of law, accountability, equalities, and open governance. We are proud to have a diverse membership, representing the very best legal professionals and governance officers within our sector.

“We work in a field that champions, embraces, and promotes equality. Each and every one of us has a role to play in ensuring that systemic racism, discrimination, and hatred isn't tolerated.”

Baker added: “The death of George Floyd has exposed the inequalities still prevalent in society. LLG vehemently opposes racism and violent acts and stands in solidarity with BAME communities.

“LLG commits to more than words. LLG unequivocally believes that Black Lives Matter.”

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