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Social workers start new cases for 1,000 children every day
Budget 2018 - LGA briefing, 30 October 2018
LGA Briefing: Veterans Strategy, House of Commons and House of Lords debates, 15 November 2018
All councils in England have signed the voluntary Armed Forces Covenant and are committed to honouring their obligations to those who have served their country.
Armistice Day: councils commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One
Processions, poetry readings, beacon lightings and bell ringing will be among the many commemorative events taking place this weekend, as councils across the country help to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
House of Commons Debate: School Funding, 13 November 2018
All children deserve access to the best possible education. Data shows that council-maintained schools receive better Ofsted ratings, and improve more quickly, than academy schools.
Debate on the Task and Finish Group report on taxi and private hire licensing, House of Commons, 13 November 2018
We have long-called for the existing outdated taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) licensing laws to be updated and strengthened.
LGA Briefing Opposition day debate on mental health, House of Commons, 13 November 2018
Despite rising demand, mental health services have been reduced for many years at all levels.
Allied Healthcare CQC Stage 6 notification - information and resources
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