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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA - Restore £1.7 billion early intervention funding...
A child-centred recovery – where all young people can thrive
LGA – Surge in lockdown recycling collection
Eight in 10 councils saw an increase in the amount of recycling being collected since the outbreak and national lockdown.
Black History Month briefing, House of Commons, 20 October 2020
At the LGA we will be helping to celebrate and honour the accomplishments of black Britons by sharing councillor perspectives on the importance of Black History Month and the vital contributions of black councillors to our local communities.
Climate action: energy
How are we integrating sustainability and resilience into energy plans?
Building a better railway for the future – webinar, 16 October 2020
Helen McAllister, Strategy & Planning Director (Wales, West & FNPO), Network Rail Jools Townsend, Chief Executive, Community Rail Network
LGA responds to NAO broadband roll-out report
"The Government should use the upcoming Spending Review as an opportunity to empower councils to place a local digital champion in every local area to help facilitate delivery and support providers to install gigabit-capable broadband as quickly as possible."
LGA responds to CQC State of Care report
“The unequal impact of COVID-19 on people using and working in social care needs to be addressed as part of future reforms, as well as building on the importance of closer working and local approaches."
Job Support Scheme
The Government's Job Support Scheme commences on 1 November 2020, to replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
Model motion to adopt parental leave – Labour Group
Information on the model motion to adopt parental leave from the Labour Group.
Model motion to adopt parental leave – Labour Group (Wales)
Information on the model motion to adopt parental leave from the Labour Group within the area of Wales.
Model motion to adopt parental leave – Full Council
Information on the model motion to adopt parental leave - full council.
Model motion to adopt parental leave – Full Council (Wales)
This Council notes:
A year in the LGA 2019-20
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Joint letter on Winter Planning: Support to Children and Families, 7 October 2020
Date: 7 October 2020 To: Directors of Nursing CC ADPH Dear Colleague Winter Planning: Support to Children and Families Thank you for all that you are
LGA responds to Statutory Homelessness Annual Report 2019/20
“These figures highlight the increased demand pressures on councils as they strive to provide homelessness support and underlines the urgent need for these services to be adequately funded.
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