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LGA responds to the Devolution APPG Levelling Up Devo report
Coronavirus: information for councils
Councils respond to Budget 2021
"On the back of this report, councils and parliamentarians should now unite to ensure the Government’s upcoming Devolution and Recovery White Paper brings forward at pace a new devolution settlement for England, led by councils and their local communities.”
LGA responds to Coram Family and Childcare’s Annual Childcare Survey
“We support calls in the report for a review of the early years system to ensure that investment supports the Government’s ambitions and that parents are clear on the best options for their children".
Levelling-up Devo: the role of national government in making a success of devolution in England
This inquiry, led by the Devolution APPG, sought to understand how the successful role of local government in the COVID-19 emergency, which demonstrated how councils deliver for the diverse needs of their communities, could help us think again about the devolution agenda.
International Women’s Day debate, 11 March 2021
The equal participation of women and men in local politics, as our elected councillors and as our leaders, is an important condition for effective democracy and good governance.
A Local Path to Net Zero
With the UK Government’s legally binding target to be net zero by 2050, decarbonisation must happen everywhere, from every sector, industry and service, to every place, community and household.
LGA responds to £79 million mental health funding boost for children and young people
“This is a positive step amid the pandemic which has exacerbated existing child mental health problems and will help support an expected surge in related cases as schools reopen next week."
Decarbonisation of Transport - Climate Smart Parking Policies - 12 November 2020
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Advisory bulletin 684 - October 2020
Environmental Health Together: councils sign-up
Environmental Health Together is about helping councils and their front-line services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
LGA opens bids for Housing Advisers Programme to tackle impact of COVID-19 on housing crisis
The programme, which opens for bids today, funds the provision of independent expertise for councils undertaking specific projects to tackle the effects of the housing crisis in local communities.
Housing Advisers Programme
The Housing Advisers Programme is designed to support councils seeking to innovate in meeting the housing needs of their communities.
Housing Advisers Programme FAQs
The Housing Advisers Programme (HAP) is designed to support local authorities commission expert advice to help them deliver a project that helps meet the housing need of their local area. It aims to be simple, flexible, and locally led.
Housing Advisers Programme Prospectus 2020/21
The Housing Advisers Programme is designed to support councils by helping them meet their local housing need. It aims to be simple, flexible and locally led.
LGA responds to Social Market Foundation Adult Education Report
"Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we face a growing and stark unemployment crisis, which demonstrates the huge importance of council-commissioned Adult and Community Education services."
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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.