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LGA responds to children securing primary school places
LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019
One year on: soft drinks levy needs to go beyond the school gate
LGA responds to Impetus report on young people's employment gap
“No child’s life chances should be affected by where they grow up or how much their parent or guardian earns."
LGA responds to St Mungo's report on homelessness funding
“Councils want to end homelessness by preventing it happening in the first place, but are currently housing more than 200,000 homeless people, many of them children, in temporary accommodation."
Opposition Day Debate: Social Care, House of Commons, 24 April 2019
It is vital that the Government uses the Spending Review and its forthcoming green paper to deliver sustainable funding for social care for the long-term.
Roles and responsibilities of fire and rescue authorities
Residential construction sector, modern methods of construction, and the steps being taken to boost the housing supply, House of Lords, 24 April 2019
Councils once again have a key role in delivering more affordable housing and helping to build 300,000 new homes a year.
LGA responds to EPI report on off-rolling
Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, responds to a report by the Education Policy Institute on unexplained pupil exits from schools.
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