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Nine in ten councillors back call for social care priority in government
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Sector-led improvement in 2020/21
LGA responds to new advertising rules on unhealthy foods
"Any efforts to tackle the causes of obesity needs to be part of a whole systems approach, if we are to help the Government meet its target of halving childhood obesity by 2030."
NJC for brigade managers - pay award 2021
National Joint Council for brigade managers of local authority fire and rescue services
Councillors from across the country and political spectrum have called on the Government to give greater priority to social care and start committing more resources to it now.
UPRN: Find my local address and street custodian
The ‘find my custodian’ service enables you to identify quickly who your custodian is, to support with enhancements of your case management systems, which is a precursor to making better use of data and improving service delivery in your local area.
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021
Road to COP26
Learn about the 26th Climate Change Conference
Lancashire County Council: Low Carbon Street Lighting
Lancashire County Council have invested in Low Carbon Street Lighting, through the county wide conversion of 152,000 streetlights to energy saving LEDs.
Debate on social care provision in the UK and the role of carers in that provision, House of Lords, 24 June 2021
Over the past decade, adult social care cost pressures have increased by £8.5 billion and total funding has increased by £2.4 billion. This has meant a gap of £6.1 billion needed to be managed.
This end of year report provides an overview and summary of highlights from the 2020/21 support programme.
Adult social care reform: Our letter to Government
Leaders of organisations that represent adult social care nationally are urging the Government to act now on reform of England’s social care system.
Feedback from the LGA hybrid working roundtable events May 2021
Hybrid working - key considerations
These are the significant workforce issues for organisations to consider when developing hybrid working.
LGA – Library investment key to helping children catch up following pandemic
Investing in libraries is key to driving the national recovery from COVID-19 and enabling children to catch up on lost learning, the Local Government Association, said today.
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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.