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LGA Resident Satisfaction Polling Round 20 COVER

Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: February 2021

The Local Government Association (LGA) measures resident satisfaction with councils every three to four months. This report presents the results of the twenty-eighth round of polling conducted in February 2021.

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Climate Change Survey, February 2020

In February 2020 the Local Government Association (LGA) conducted a survey of Directors of Environment or equivalent of all councils in England. The purpose of the survey was both to assess what actions councils have already taken to mitigate and/or adapt to climate change and to ask them what policy changes would enable them to do this in future more effectively. At total of 98 responded – a response rate of 29 per cent.

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Using predictive analytics in local public services

The use of predictive analytics in local government is still at an early stage, although it is becoming more common. While there are some sophisticated examples of predictive analytics being used across a range of local public services, much of the sector is just starting to consider the opportunities, and risks, of this type of technology.

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Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: October 2020

This report outlines the twenty seventh set of results in a series of regular LGA public polls on resident satisfaction with local councils, conducted every four months.

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Final Spending Review survey report 2019 COVER

Spending review 2019: survey of councils

This report presents the findings of a survey used to gather evidence on recent savings and efficiencies made by councils – and the financial pressures they currently face. The survey offers new financial data, not available from other published sources, such as savings and efficiencies derived from digital or data solutions. The main themes of the survey were :

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The impact of local government spending COVER

The impact of local government spending

Local councils are responsible for delivering over 800 services ranging from adult social care to environmental health, libraries to trading standards, children’s services to highway maintenance and from public health to planning.

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Explaining Variation in Spending - Adults' Services Older People COVER

Explaining Variation in Spending - Adults' Services Older People

This analysis seeks to explain differences in spending on adults’ social care per adult aged 65 and over.

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COVID-19 Workforce survey research report, 25 August 2020 COVER

COVID-19 workforce survey research report, week ending 7 August 2020

This report is part of a series of bi-weekly surveys of all councils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland collecting key workforce data on how the local government sector is responding to COVID-19.

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the impact of COVID-19 on culture, leisure tourism and sport LGA research

The impact of COVID-19 on culture, leisure tourism and sport

From the beginning of lockdown, it was apparent that COVID-19 would have a significant impact on the culture, leisure, tourism and sport sectors. To gain a better understanding of this impact, the Local Government Association (LGA) undertook a series of interviews with senior council officers for culture and leisure between April and June 2020.

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COVID-19 workforce survey research report, week ending 26 June 2020

This is report is part of a series of bi-weekly surveys of all councils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland collecting key workforce data on how the sector is responding to COVID-19.

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Re-thinking local

The coronavirus pandemic has redefined how we all think about where and how we live.

Re-thinking local: full publication

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