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Innovation in council housebuilding
LGA Briefing: Fire safety and cladding, House of Commons, 23 January 2019
We welcome the steps that have been taken to date to address dangerous cladding and other fire safety issues, including the ban on combustible cladding. However, the Government needs to act with urgency to deliver protections for residents in dangerous buildings as quickly as possible.
Business Rates Retention and Fair Funding Review consultation – 21 January 2019 – Bury
LGA Creating Better Towns Masterclass presentations
LGA responds to draft Domestic Abuse Bill
“With local government facing a £3.1 billion funding gap in 2019/20, any legislative changes in this Bill must be matched with adequate resources and funding.”
Debate on the ability of local authorities to deliver essential services, House of Lords, 24 January 2019
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