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Coronavirus: information for councils
Annual Conference Webinars: Re-thinking local
Council loan repayments delay needed amid COVID-19 financial crisis
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
We will be hosting a series of webinars featuring keynote speakers from local and central government, discussing and debating how our local areas can support the country’s economic, cultural and environmental regeneration and recovery during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
LGA responds to latest ONS figures on excess deaths
"Social care, including care homes and providing care in people’s homes, remains the frontline in the fight against coronavirus."
Council loan repayments delay needed amid coronavirus financial crisis
The minimum term for a Public Works Loan Board loan available to councils is one year but this is too long to help with the immediate cash flow shortfalls.
LGA: social care providers face more than £6bn in extra COVID-19 costs
Providers of adult social care services may face more than £6.6 billion in extra costs due to the coronavirus crisis by the end of September this year, stark new analysis commissioned by councils and social care directors reveals.
LGA statement on local government's commitment to tackling racism
The Local Government Association stands with all of our councils in the UK and across the world in their work to tackle racism.
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