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Down Syndrome Bill, Committee Stage, House of Commons, 26 January 2022

The LGA supports the aims of the Down Syndrome Bill, which would create a new duty on the Secretary of State to issue guidance to relevant authorities (health, education and local authorities in respect of social care and housing) on how to meet the specific needs of people with Down syndrome; and for relevant authorities to have due regard to the guidance in providing services.

Down Syndrome Bill, Committee Stage, House of Commons, 26 January 2022

T Levels support programme

The LGA’s T Level Support Programme is designed to support councils to deliver high quality Industry Placements as part of T Levels. Application for this year’s programme opens on 24 January 2022.

T Levels support programme

Bulletin 78 on teachers' pensions

Welcome to the December 2021 issue of the bi-monthly bulletin from the LGA’s Teachers’ Pensions team. The bulletin will update you on LGA’s work on

Bulletin 78 on teachers' pensions

Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2022/23: On-the-Day Briefing

The local government finance settlement is the annual determination of funding to local government from central government. This briefing covers the provisional settlement for 2022/23. We expect the final 2022/23 settlement to be laid before the House of Commons, for its approval, in late January or early February 2022.

Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2022/23: On-the-Day Briefing

LGA response to "People at the heart of care: adult social care reform white paper"

This briefing sets out the LGA's response to different parts of the Government's adult social care white paper chapter by chapter. While we fully support and endorse the positive framing of social care in the white paper, we question whether the funding set out matches the Government’s level of ambition.

LGA response to "People at the heart of care: adult social care reform white paper"

Warrington: Working side-by-side with public health

At Warrington Borough Council a joint environmental and public health team was quickly set up to help businesses to adopt COVID-19 secure working practices and to deal with any outbreaks.   

Warrington: Working side-by-side with public health

Sussex: Ensuring smooth coordination in a two-tier area

As soon as COVID-19 hit, a pan-Sussex enforcement cell was set up which included the police, Brighton and Hove City Council, the two county councils and the network of district and borough councils.  

Sussex: Ensuring smooth coordination in a two-tier area