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From suffrage to citizenship
A public health model to reduce youth violence, House of Commons, 13 December 2018
"We know that addressing violence is not a single agency issue. Local partners have to develop and deliver a strategic, coordinated approach to tackle youth violence in their local areas."
LGA Briefing: Democratic accountability and devolution in England, House of Lords, 13 December 2018
As the UK exits the European Union (EU), national and local government should consider how communities in England can take greater control over the public service and investment decisions that affect their lives.
Response to The King's Fund report on home care services
Government needs to plug the £3.5 billion funding gap facing adult social care by 2025 to ensure that quality home care provision is available and continues to play its vital role in supporting people to remain independent and well at home
Suffrage pioneer history e-book launched
Women who successfully campaigned for the right to vote have been recognised in a definitive list of 100 pioneers published in a special e-book.
Technical consultation on updates to national planning policy and guidance - response
The LGA has acknowledged that there are merits in introducing an element of standardisation in supporting to councils assess housing need.
LGA responds to Government rough sleeping announcement
"Proper resourcing of local government funding is essential if we are going to end rising homelessness."
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