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A primary school’s worth of children face becoming homeless this summer
LGA opens bids for Housing Advisers Programme to tackle housing crisis
Government urged to toughen up home education plans
We are calling on the new Prime Minister to make tackling homelessness an urgent priority when he arrives in 10 Downing Street next week.
LGA responds to roads funding announcement
“It is not right that the Government spends 43 times more per mile on maintaining our national roads – which make up just 3 per cent of all roads – than on local roads, which are controlled by councils and make up 97 per cent of England’s road network."
Debate on body image and mental health, House of Commons, 23 July 2019
Councils are supporting children and young people with high quality mental health support. Children’s services see more than 500 cases a day of children presenting with a mental health problem.
Development of Primary Care Networks, 18 July 2019
This briefing is to update you on the development of Primary care networks (PCNs) which were established on 1 July and to provide advice on the contribution of local government to this important change to the health and care landscape.
Masterplanning New Communities to Meet Housing Need - Eastleigh Borough Council
Eastleigh Borough Council sought research to help shape the approach and devise policy that will create mixed and balanced communities and ensure that different housing needs in the borough are addressed.
Commissioning housing support for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness - Warrington Borough Council
Warrington Borough Council commissioned several organisations to provide accommodation-based and floating support to people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.
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