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COVID-19 communications: Vaccine communications: LGA and LGcomms webinar
On Thursday, 22 January 2021, we held a webinar on vaccine communications in partnership with LGcomms. Communications and engagement will be crucial to the successful rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. As more vaccines continue to be delivered, this webinar looked at how councils and their partners can effectively communicate with all residents on programme.
COVID-19 vaccine communications, 21 January 2021
Download the presentation from Dr Michelle Constable, Hertforshire.
Reimagining the future of public leisure services, 21 January 2021
Karen Bradford, Chief Executive, South Kesteven District Council Laurie Fergusson, Strategic Service Manager, East Riding of Yorkshire Council Ian
Domestic Abuse Bill Committee Stage House of Lords - 25 and 27 January; 1, 3 and 8 February 2021
The Domestic Abuse Bill introduces important measures which will help to raise awareness of domestic abuse and will go some way to providing additional support to domestic abuse victims, whilst also helping to challenge perpetrator’s behaviour. It is a positive step in the right direction.
Environment Bill, Report Stage, House of Commons, January 2021
We welcome the reintroduction of the Environment Bill. The legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic must be that we, as a nation, grasp the opportunity to protect and enhance our natural environment, and tackle the climate emergency. It is vital that we continue to improve air quality, protect against flooding, and ensure our transport, waste and energy policies are environmentally sustainable.
LGA responds to Skills for Jobs white paper
The LGA have commented on a proposed Skills for Jobs White Paper, which aims to reform education post-16
Psychologically-informed and reflective practice: safeguarding people experiencing homelessness, 18 January 2021
Presentations for this event are available here.
Wellbeing of children under five and supporting the early years sector affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, House of Commons 20 January 2021
The early years sector experienced challenges throughout the first national lockdown with more than 69,000 early years providers temporarily closing during the coronavirus pandemic.
How private and public sectors can work together for the benefit of the wider community and its economy
How a private-sector approach by Coventry City Council transformed the financial performance of Coombe Country Park for not only the benefit of its users, but the wider community too.
Joint circular no. 115 - maternity and adoption leave entitlement
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The future of public transport and the role of Local Government - report
The Local Government Association commissioned SYSTRA Ltd to undertake research to initiate a debate on the future of public transport in England, outside of London, with a focus on local bus services.
Information for councils on how to respond during extreme conditions.
LGA responds to new £120 million fund to boost social care sector staffing levels
“Extra funding to fill staff shortages and free up more experienced colleagues to focus on providing care directly will help with the immediate impact of the virus. Social care has been on the frontline throughout the coronavirus pandemic and our dedicated staff rightly need as much support as possible during this incredibly challenging period.”
Local flood risk management
Information about roles and responsibilities relating to the Flood and Water Management Act.
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