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LGA responds to new package to encourage more to self-isolate
Lessons learned in communicating devolution
LGA responds to new modern slavery measures
"Modern slavery is abhorrent and councils across the country are working hard to help tackle it. This includes trying to eliminate it from their supply chains during the procurement process. This act will help councils to carry out this work."
Local government earnings and demography survey 2019-20 summary report
The Local Government Earnings and Demography Survey provides paybill and average pay rate information for all local government employees (excluding teachers) in England and Wales as well as examining the key characteristics of the workforce.
Local government earnings and demography survey 2019/20
The local government earnings and demography survey (LGEDS) 2019/20 provides paybill, average pay rate and demographic information for all local government employees (excluding teachers). The survey collects details of individual local government posts; the results presented below are based on around 450,000 posts.
Business Rates Review: call for evidence: Tranche One response, September 2020
On the high streets, footfall is down over 43 per cent compared to the same period last year. Before the pandemic, footfall had dropped over 10 per cent in the last 7 years. Internet sales had risen 21 per cent of all retail sales from 7 per cent a decade earlier and during the pandemic had jumped to nearly 33 per cent of all retail sales.
Strengthening the role of advocacy in making safeguarding personal
This briefing offers support to those who have duties to commission and arrange advocacy services and to the advocacy sector in its delivery, including in defining both advocacy and Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP).
LGA responds to physical activity sector letter to the Prime Minister
“The LGA has been making the case for long-term funding to ensure leisure facilities can continue to provide vital services for low income communities."
Coalition administrations and COVID-19 video transcription
Welcome to this webinar on coalition administrations and COVID-19. I am Stephanie Snape and I will be leading you through the webinar. I've been
Decarbonising transport - Travelling less and the role of online opportunities
This briefing forms part of the Decarbonising transport series, a toolkit of seven evidencebased policy briefings prepared for the Local Government Association by the DecarboN8 Research Network and the Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions.
Courier firms urged to swap large vans for cargo bikes - new LGA report
Delivery companies should consider switching to cargo bike schemes where possible to cut carbon emissions, improve air quality and reduce congestion, a new report by the Local Government Association suggests today.
This series of briefing notes, developed with experts from the University of Leeds, will help councils with a practical set of actions they can take forward for decarbonisation.
Councillor Ian Hudspeth, Chairman of LGA Community Wellbeing Board
'We have a vested interest in making sure that the public health system in England is match ready for whatever comes its way.'
LGA responds to Early Years Alliance report
“The Government needs to use the forthcoming Spending Review to properly resource all early years settings to ensure that we can make a significant difference to the attainment gap.”
LGA responds to education policy institute report
“Good quality early education can make an enormous difference to children’s lives, with around 40 per cent of the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers emerging by age 5."
COVID-19 Workforce survey research report, 25 August 2020
This report is part of a series of bi-weekly surveys of all councils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland collecting key workforce data on how the local government sector is responding to COVID-19.
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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.