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.

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

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