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Queen's Speech 2019: on-the-day briefing
Queen's Speech: LGA responds to Devolution White Paper
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LGA responds to Secretary of State for Education announcement on adoption
Chair of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board Cllr Judith Blake, responds to an announcement by the Secretary of State for Education about reforms to the Adoption Support Fund.
LGA responds to Ofsted report on home education
“We share Ofsted’s concerns that an increasing number of families of children with complex needs are being encouraged to educate their children at home."
LGA responds to CQC State of Care report
“This report shows that despite severe funding pressures, quality ratings across social care have been maintained overall, with 84 per cent of providers now rated as good or outstanding, up from 82 per cent last year."
Tackling Anti-social Behaviour, 15 October 2019, London
LGA responds to loneliness fund
“Councils are ideally placed to lead on social prescribing and tackling loneliness in partnership with voluntary sector organisations, and this funding will help them deliver these vital services."
The Queen today set out the Government’s agenda for the next Parliamentary session. This briefing details the new Bills of relevance to local government and outlines our local government priorities.
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