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LGA responds to Social Housing Green Paper
LGA: tourism sector facing jobs "black hole"
LGA launches own green paper as adult social care reaches breaking point
LGA responds to supported housing funding announcement
“This announcement will help address the growing number of people living longer with increasingly complex needs who want to live independent lives in their own homes and communities, rather than being stuck in a hospital bed or unsuitable accommodation."
Rough Sleeping Strategy - briefing
The full document is available from the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), as is a new prospectus for the Government’s £50 million Move On Fund.
This green paper is a step towards delivering more social homes but it is only a small step, compared with the huge and immediate need for more genuinely affordable homes
Update on payment for sleep-in shifts in social care: August 2018
The purpose of this briefing is to update councils on latest developments regarding payment of sleep-in shifts in adult social care. Although this briefing focuses on adults, the issue is also relevant to children’s services.
England’s vital tourism sector risks being overwhelmed by record number of visitors and growing skills gaps, council leaders warn today.
LGA responds to a new strategy introduced by the Office for Product Safety and Standards
"The consequences of faulty electrical goods catching fire are devastating, damaging property and in some cases causing loss of life."
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