APSE’s own news publication Direct News continues to be published as a print and online resource for members of the APSE organisation. It includes case studies, innovation and new legislation information. Direct News continues to be published six times per year. The publication attracts written features from national and local politicians, APSE’s legal partners and from across APSE’s membership showcasing best practice.

Direct News is delivered to over 18,000 local authority members in 300 UK councils and has a wide and targeted audience including Chief Executives, Council Leaders, Elected Members, Heads of Policy, Operational Service Directors, Heads of Service, Senior Managers and those responsible for the procurement and commissioning decisions of front-line services within their councils.

The APSE Team

Matt Paton


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Andy Lees


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