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Coronavirus: information for councils
Councils respond to Budget 2021
Budget 2021 – On-the-Day Briefing
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."
Domestic Abuse Bill, Report Stage House of Lords 8,10 & 15 March 2021
The 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
Full opening of schools, 25 February 2021
Suite of guidance documents for education settings on Gov.uk: Early Years Schools Further Education Special schools, special post-16 providers and
LGA responds to Public Accounts Committee report on achieving net zero
We are very pleased that the Committee has backed our call for a national fiscal and policy framework for addressing the climate emergency.
LGA responds to HCLG Committee inquiry launch into adult social care funding
“This cross-party inquiry will be another important contributor to how we can sustainably pay for social care services, which have been seriously impacted by the pandemic but also affected by decades of delayed reforms by successive governments of different political colours.”
New guidance on restricting staff movement in care homes
On 3 March 2021, the Government published guidance for care home providers on limiting staff movement between care settings in all but exceptional circumstances to help reduce the spread of infection.
Green economic recovery webinar, 22 February 2021
Download the presentations from this event.
Norfolk County Council: Designed toolkits for small businesses to encourage preventative behaviours
Using their local knowledge, Norfolk County Council identified key businesses, workers and residents to target with preventative messages.
Climate change communications: Case studies
Highlighting best-practice communications of councils who are communicating climate change action to residents, businesses and staff.
Applying behavioural change techniques to the COVID-19 and climate emergency responses, 23 February 2021
Increasing adherence to rules and guidance Professor Susan Michie, Professor of Health Psychology, Director of the Centre for Behaviour Change
Joint education services circular (JESC) No 221 - Youth and community workforce survey
To: Local Authorities in England and Wales Local Government Association Subscribers 22 February 2021 Dear Colleague, Joint Education Services Circular
How can we sustain behaviour change?
BI podcast transcription: North East Lincolnshire
Rhian Gladman: Welcome to the latest episode of the Nudges for Social Good podcast, from the local government association. My name is Rhian Gladman
LGA response: Future of transport: rural strategy – call for evidence
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