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LGA responds to new Government waste strategy
LGA responds to special needs funding announcement
Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2019/20 – On the Day Briefing
LGA briefing: Debate on the threat to the environment by plastic and the case for improved recycling, House of Lords - 19 December 2018
The LGA has long called for businesses and manufacturers to pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging.
Response to building safety and Grenfell Tower ministerial updates
People need to be able to sleep safely at night in their homes. The tragedy at Grenfell Tower must never be allowed to happen again and we look forward to working with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to make sure the new system of building regulation works
The Post-Brexit England Commission South East Roadshow, 18 December 2018
"Councils have been successful in increasing recycling levels and, alongside government, recognise that even more needs to be done to boost recycling to reach national targets and even higher standards. "
Behavioural insights: latest LGA programme funding announced
The latest round of the LGA’s Behavioural Insights Programme has seen funding awarded to eight local authorities.
Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, responds to the announcement by the Department for Education of funding to support children with special educational needs and disabilities.
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