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Coronavirus: information for councils
Death of HRH Prince Philip: LGA statement
‘Greater focus on health inequalities could be lasting legacy of pandemic’
An interview with Dr Melanie Smith, Director of Public Health, Brent Council
‘The response of colleagues, partners and public has been phenomenal’
An interview with Jennifer Connolly, Director of Public Health, Stockport Council
Political leadership: Mole Valley District Council
Actions taken by Mole Valley District Council after changes to their administration following two elections.
Political leadership: Plymouth City Council
Plymouth City Council's officers have experience of preparing for changes that may arise in the political administration of the council.
Political leadership: Chelmsford City Council
The 2019 election results were a surprise for everyone including the MP. Many felt the change was a response to national issues.
The online abuse of elected women representatives, House of Commons, 20 April 2021
Our sector-led improvement offer includes a series of programmes, campaigns and toolkits to help our membership encourage and support women, and those from other underrepresented groups, to run for political office.
Local Economic Recovery Planning: Playbook for Action
LGA/ADPH Annual Public Health Conference 2021: Rising to the challenge parts 3 and 4, 24 March 2021
View the presentation slides from the Annual Public Health Conference 2021.
LGA responds to launch of UK Health Security Agency
“Public health teams in councils have been at the forefront of the tremendous local response to the pandemic and we look forward to working with the new UK Health Security Agency.”
COVID-19 Mentally healthier conditions for councillors and communities part two
A transcript from the webinar
COVID-19 Mentally healthier conditions for councillors and communities part one
Local Economic Recovery Planning
The LGA commissioned Social Finance to produce this good practice guidance for councils to develop and improve local economic recovery plans
LGA responds to APPG on Loneliness inquiry
“As this report makes clear - long-term, sustainable funding for councils is needed so they can tackle this urgent public health issue.”
LGA/ADPH Annual Public Health Conference 2021: Rising to the challenge parts 1 and 2, 23 March 2021
Presentations part 1 Ben Page, Chief Executive, Ipsos MORI Public opinion and the pandemic - Five things we’ve learned Professor Linda Bauld, Bruce
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