May 2016

A councillor's guide to civil emergencies

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25 May 2016

A guide detailing councils' legal obligations and their role in civil resilience.

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Psychoactive Substances Act: A council guide

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25 May 2016

The Psychoactive Substances Act came into effect on 26 May 2016. The Act bans the production, distribution, sale and supply of psychoactive substances. The LGA lobbied for a ban of psychoactive substances and supported the Act as it progressed through Parliament and became law.

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Best start in life: promoting good emotional wellbeing and mental health for children and young people

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20 May 2016

In this briefing you will find examples of councils that are looking at innovative ways to provide support with a focus on children and families rather than static services, as well as more information about the scale of the problem and what steps can be taken.

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Health, work and health related worklessness - a guide for local authorities

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19 May 2016

This briefing provides local councillors with a strong business case to address health related worklessness and promote workplace health in their local authority.

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Just what the doctor ordered: social prescribing - a guide for local authorities

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18 May 2016

By connecting people with local community services and activities we can improve the health and wellbeing of large numbers of people.

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Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 (Get in on the Act)

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17 May 2016

The Act creates a blanket ban on the production, distribution, sale and supply of psychoactive substances in the United Kingdom. It is a short piece of legislation that contains 63 sections and five schedules.

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Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 (Get in on the Act)

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16 May 2016

The Welfare Reform and Work Act takes forward government commitments to introduce a duty to report to Parliament on progress made towards achieving full employment and the three million apprenticeships target in England.

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Childcare Act 2016 (Get in on the Act)

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15 May 2016

The Childcare Act 2016 (the Act) takes forward government commitments to secure an additional entitlement of childcare support for working parents.

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April 2016

Education and Adoption Act 2016 (Get in on the Act)

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30 April 2016

The Education and Adoption Act 2016 (the Act) takes forward government commitments intended to improve education and adoption services.

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The journey to integration: Learning from the seven leading localities

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26 April 2016

This independent report details the experience of seven localities in developing integrated care.

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