July 2016

Building our homes, communities and future: preliminary findings from the LGA Housing Commission

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6 July 2016

The Local Government Association (LGA) Housing Commission was established to put housing at the centre of our wider aspirations for people and places, supported by a panel of independent expert advisers who have been asked to challenge us and our partners, and to look at how we can be enabled to deliver.

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What next for devolution? a discussion paper

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5 July 2016

We are launching this green paper, which has been developed with the involvement of councils, to encourage local debate and generate wider scrutiny of the whole devolution process.

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English Devolution: Learning lessons from international models of sub-national governance

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5 July 2016

The LGA commissioned Professor Robin Hambleton of the University of the West of England to carry out an international review of different models of sub-national governance, assess them according to six principles of good governance and draw out the key points of learning for those faced with strategic choices regarding devolved governance arrangements.

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Integration: delivering better outcomes for citizens and communities; the 2016/17 Care and Health Improvement (CHIP) offer

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5 July 2016

This document sets out how we are and intend to continue working with councils and partners. We encourage your participation, comment and feedback as collectively we seek to achieve improved outcomes for local citizens and communities.

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Local solutions: boosting the visitor economy

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5 July 2016

The LGA commissioned UK Research and Consultancy Services Ltd to analyse the added value devolution could bring to visitor economy-led economic grouth in England.

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Skills for future growth: tackling skills gaps and supporting growth

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5 July 2016

This report contains a series of case studies which demonstrate innovative skills and employment projects being delivered by, and with, councils across England. They show councils making a real difference, using their unique position to bring partners and resources together to drive local economic growth.

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Public health's role in local government and NHS integration

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5 July 2016

This report makes the case for greater engagement of public health in supporting integration, with a view to promoting comprehensive involvement across the country.

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Care and Health Improvement Programme annual report 2015/16

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5 July 2016

CHIP is the Local Government Association's (LGA) Care and Health Improvement Programme. It is the part of the LGA's sector-led improvement programme which covers adult social care and health integration.

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Combined authorities: a plain English guide

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5 July 2016

A combined authority (CA) is a legal body set up using national legislation that enables a group of two or more councils to collaborate and take collective decisions across council boundaries.

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June 2016

Syrian refugee resettlement: A guide for local authorities

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29 June 2016

Syrian refugee resettlement - A guide for local authorities' is for all those in local authorities who have a role in leading, planning, delivering and continually seeking to improve services for resettled Syrian refugees, though it may be of most interest to those new to the programme and new to resettlement.

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