July 2015

European and international - 2014–20: A guide to EU funding (July 2015)

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27 July 2015

The LGA has developed guidance covering over 20 funding sources of relevance including the 2014-20 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF).

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Beyond the school gate Using post-16 destination measures to improve outcomes for young people

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16 July 2015

Councils have a strong interest in how Destination Measures are being used, given their statutory duties to secure sufficient education and training provision for 16- to 19-year-olds and to support them to participate.

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Local Healthwatch Governance: a self-assessment toolkit for local Healthwatch and local Healthwatch Commissioners

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7 July 2015

This self-assessment is designed to support local Healthwatch and local Healthwatch commissioners in establishing successful governance for an effective local Healthwatch organisation.

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June 2015

A shared commitment: Local government and the Spending Review

30 June 2015

A strong partnership with local government will support the Government in tackling the significant challenge of reducing the national deficit over the period of this Parliament, while at the same time ensuring the quality front line services that the public want and need.

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Making it better together: A call to action on the future of health and wellbeing boards

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30 June 2015

The LGA and NHS Clinical Commissioners have launched their ambitious call to action and a set of proposals to local system leaders and the Government to strengthen the impact and leadership of health and wellbeing boards across the country.

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Note for adult safeguarding boards on the Mental Health Crisis Concordat

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29 June 2015

Note for adult safeguarding boards on the Mental Health Crisis Concordat

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Future funding outlook for councils 2019/20 – interim 2015 report

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26 June 2015

This is an interim update of our 2014 analysis. It sets out the financial challenge faced by councils that the government needs to consider when making decisions in the July Budget and the autumn Spending Review.

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Ageing: the silver lining: The opportunities and challenges of an ageing society for local government

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25 June 2015

This report by the LGA Task and Finish Group on Ageing sets out the increasing contribution to society and the economy older people can make through empowered local government and challenges the commonly-held belief that an ageing population is a burden.

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Gambling regulation: Councillor handbook (England and Wales)

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25 June 2015

The 2005 Gambling Act was a pivotal point in gambling regulation in the UK. By liberalising previous gambling legislation, it established gambling as a mainstream leisure and social activity.

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Creating a better care system

24 June 2015

In winter 2014, the LGA commissioned EY to support the development of a description of better care and support for the future. This report consolidates the findings and conclusions as a result of significant engagement with the LGA, local leads and partner organisations. The views and ideas put forward were developed and approved with the LGA.

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