February 2015

The LGA's Budget 2015 Submission

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16 February 2015

The LGA's Budget 2015 Submission calls on the government to protect public services, in particular adult social care funding, and inject a further £1 billion per annum into roads maintenance, while also devolving powers and funding to the local level.

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Towards excellence in adult social care: progress with adult social care priorities England 2013-14

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16 February 2015

This report helps to inform and support improvement in adult social care. It also provides an overview of the progress of councils in England towards ensuring better care and support.

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Adult safeguarding and domestic abuse: a guide to support practitioners and managers: Second edition

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12 February 2015

This landmark guide is for practitioners and managers in councils and partner agencies engaged in working directly or indirectly with people who have care and support needs, whose circumstances make them vulnerable, and who may also be victims of domestic abuse.

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Tackling tobacco and nicotine dependency

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11 February 2015

In this key report the LGA says it is vital the next government makes it a priority to use existing money better to tackle smoking.

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Public health transformation twenty months on: adding value to tackle local health needs

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11 February 2015

This compilation of case studies shows how local authorities are continuing to make progress on improving health and wellbeing and tackling health inequalities since public health was formally transferred in April 2013.

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Working with business to improve the health of our communities: case studies

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10 February 2015

This resource describes how public health in a number of councils has started to use the opportunities of a local government setting to improve health and wellbeing.

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The Fire and Rescue Service: Making our Nation Safer

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9 February 2015

This document sets out from an LGA and Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) perspective what the service offers to a new government.

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National Construction Category Strategy

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6 February 2015

We are now pleased to launch our construction category strategy that outlines how councils can facilitate better value solutions that can be achieved through lower capital costs and more efficient procurement.

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) – a councillor's guide

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6 February 2015

Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been illegal in the United Kingdom for decades, but it is only now that we are starting to openly talk about the practice and how we can work towards eliminating it.

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January 2015

Taking stock: Where next with sector-led improvement?

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20 January 2015

Is the existing approach to sector-led improvement still the right one for the future or are any changes needed?

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