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Double councils tax on empty homes - councils urge lords to back new powers
LGA responds to research on end of life care
Brexit White Paper: LGA response
The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union
Since the referendum in 2016, the LGA has been highlighting the most important risks and opportunities for local government resulting from the UK’s exit from the EU.
Thousands of empty properties across England could be brought back into use if councils are allowed to double the rate of extra council tax on empty homes, local government leaders say today.
LGA responds to HCLG Committee Report on building safety
"The tragedy that unfolded at Grenfell Tower must never be allowed to happen again and we must ensure that those who live, work and visit high-rise and high-risk buildings are safe."
Thriving and inclusive workplaces: The work, health and disability public sector summit -18 July 2018 - London
Great people for growing places: working together for the future of local government
National PrEP programme - LGA response
We fully support PrEP being made available to everyone who needs it and are working with Public Health England and NHS England to launch a national programme following the trial period and subsequent evaluation to avoid any delay in national roll-out.
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