Reducing risks – benefits to councils of being resilient

Date of the factsheet

November 2015

Author of the factsheet


Purpose of the factsheet

Actively addressing sustainability in corporate plans supports cost-effective service delivery. This short, sharp factsheet is one of a series of briefings demonstrates how many local authorities benefit from actively considering sustainability in their operations and services. It provides examples of councils that have reduced the impact of severe weather on their operations and services as well as providing further reading suggestions.

What SWM likes

This document provides a really useful summary of good practice local authority resilience from across the UK in a digestible form, courtesy of our colleagues at CLASP.

Links and contact information

Contact CLASP.


CLASP Resilience – Reducing Risks


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