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Obesity crisis: 40 per cent increase in Type 2 diabetes in children
LGA responds to Social Housing Green Paper
'The lives we want to lead' – the LGA green paper for adult social care
LGA responds to Which? report on adult social care
"A lack of certainty of future funding of adult social care and the split of responsibilities between individuals and councils in who pays for it, is making this hard to financially plan for."
"These figures are a national tragedy and a sad indictment of how we have collectively failed as a society to tackle childhood obesity, one of the biggest health challenges we face."
National Graduate Development Programme 2018/19: council information pack
Known as the ngdp, the LGA’s flagship management trainee programme offers councils a unique opportunity to grow their own local government leaders.
No Deal and Local Government briefing - August 2018
The Government and the European Union have both stressed that ‘no deal’ is a least-preferred option. This paper has been developed and delivered in that spirit. It offers the headline issues for local government under a ‘no deal’ scenario and advises Government on the key issues that would need to be addressed through national action.
LGA responds to report on e-cigarettes
“Since the advent of e-cigarettes, we have seen the number of users of smoking cessation services fall, while the population of smokers left is now more challenging to get to quit."
LGA responds to stop smoking statistics
“Council-led schemes have had a successful impact on helping people to quit smoking."
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