18 May 2016
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, responds to the Children and Social Work Bill.
18 May 2016
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, responds to the National Citizen Service Bill announced in today's Queen's Speech, which includes plans to dramatically expand the National Citizen Service.
25 May 2016
Research shows that foster care helps children do better at school, council leaders are highlighting as Foster Care Fortnight moves into its second week.
4 May 2016
Cllr David Simmonds, Chairman of the Local Government Association's Asylum, Refugee and Migration Task Group, said: "The LGA has, for some time, been in discussion with our counterparts in other European countries about the response to the refugee crisis. Councils stand ready to play their part in supporting these children."
13 May 2016
Councils respond to today's High Court ruling in favour of a father who took his daughter on an unauthorised term-time holiday.
We support councils in helping the children, young people and families in their areas achieve the best possible outcomes.
The Children and Young People Board has responsibility for LGA activity on the wellbeing of children and young people, including education, social care and careers.
The key points for local government and their likely implications.
LGA briefings on legislation currently before Parliament.
LGA media releases
Recent media releases relating to children and young people.
Sign up to our monthly Children and young people e-bulletin.
How we are working with councils, government and a range of partners to help young people back into education and employment.
Leadership Essentials – on the LGA website