March 2015

100 Days: Making sure every child has a place at a good local school

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27 March 2015

Councils have a unique responsibility to make sure that there is a school place for every child and face a huge increase in demand. But decisions about funding new places and opening new schools have also been increasingly centralised.

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100 Days: Making sure every child has a place at a good local school – case studies

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27 March 2015

Accompanying the LGA publication '100 Days: Making sure every child has a place at a good local school', this publication features 13 case studies showing how councils have risen to the challenge of find a school place for every child that needs one.

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Realising Talent: A new framework for devolved employment and skills

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27 March 2015

The third in a series of reports this publication proposes a local government solution to the challenges highlighted in the preceding two reports.

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Universal Credit and the European Social Fund

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26 March 2015

A guide to local authority welfare related applications and recent case examples.

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Taxi and PHV Licensing Councillors' Handbook (England and Wales)

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19 March 2015

Councils' critical responsibilities in licensing taxi and private hire vehicle drivers have been highlighted by recent examples of licensed vehicles and premises being used to facilitate the sexual exploitation of young children.

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Councillor Briefing pack: Sustainable Housing

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18 March 2015

Topic specific briefing packs providing guidance and advice to councillors on how preparing for a changing climate can help achieve wider local priorities.

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Councillor Briefing pack: Resilient Communities

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18 March 2015

Topic specific briefing packs providing guidance and advice to councillors on how preparing for a changing climate can help achieve wider local priorities.

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Councillor Briefing pack: Healthier Communities

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18 March 2015

Topic specific briefing packs providing guidance and advice to councillors on how preparing for a changing climate can help achieve wider local priorities.

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Councillor Briefing pack: Growth

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18 March 2015

Topic specific briefing packs providing guidance and advice to councillors on how preparing for a changing climate can help achieve wider local priorities.

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Purdah: A short guide to publicity during the pre-election period

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11 March 2015

This guide provides advice and guidance on the publicity restrictions that should be observed by local authorities during the pre-election period. In response to feedback this guidance was updated on 17/03/2015.

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