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LGA responds to call for Government to fund children's services
LGA budget submission 2018
Debate on building more affordable housing - briefing, House of Lords, 25 October 2018
The housing shortage is one of the most pressing issues we face. Councils have a key role in delivering more affordable housing and helping to build 300,000 homes a year. The last time this country built more than 250,000 homes a year, councils delivered more than 40 per cent of them
A decade of success
LGA responds to children's organisations call for Government to fund children's services
“This is a compelling demonstration of the grave concerns shared across the sector as funding cuts increasingly leave services struggling to provide the care and support that thousands of children and families rely on."
House of Commons Debate: School Funding, 24 October 2018
"Over recent years councils have created an extra 800,000 new school places. This is a demonstrable record that shows they are doing everything they can to rise to the challenge of ensuring no child goes without a place."
Evaluation of sector-led improvement: Data analysis report
This report forms part of the Local Government Association (LGA) evaluation of sector-led improvement. It provides a quantitative assessment of sector performance and how this has changed since 2009/10.
Innovation in council housebuilding
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