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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA responds to new package to encourage more to self-isolate
Lessons learned in communicating devolution
Behavioural Insights Programme 2020
Applications for the LGA Behavioural Insights grant funded programme are now open.
Behavioural Insights Programme FAQs
This page lists all of the frequently asked questions we have received on the Behavioural Insights Programme.
LGA responds to Government's Homelessness Reduction Act review
"It is vital that the Spending Review shifts the Government’s focus towards the key drivers of homelessness, including a lack of affordable housing, welfare-related poverty, and a lack of an integrated prevention approach."
Coronavirus Regulations 2020: health emergencies, planning, local government meetings and education
Changes to local authority powers and duties in health emergencies, planning, local government meetings and education resulting from Coronavirus Regulations 2020.
Debate on motions related to planning, House of Commons, 30 September 2020
Nationally prescribed permitted development rights disempower communities and local councils. The approach inhibits local government’s ability to make decisions on behalf of their communities based on their local knowledge and evidence.
Have your say on our improvement offer
Your feedback will inform our SLI offer over the next three years, helping to ensure this offer remains sector led and best positioned to support council’s needs.
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.