LGA responds to Government response to Home Affairs Committee report on spiking
"While the Police primarily lead the response to incidents of spiking, councils play a vital, preventative role by not only working with a range of partners to improve safeguarding measures within the night-time economy but through the licensing system to address specific concerns against a venue."
We are concerned that the wording of the Bill will require the public sector to spend time and money seeking market solutions for goods and services which can currently be delivered effectively by collaborative arrangements within the public sector.
This roundtable hosted climate change teams from a range of local authorities, supporting them with the creation and development of climate action plans, by sharing learning through facilitated peer support.
LGA responds to Campaign for Better Transport bus funding report
"The recent funding announcements came as a disappointment for many councils, with more than half of the areas that applied for more support receiving no funding and over a third of the country’s population missing out."
The Local Government Association is launching a new peer challenge to support stock-owning councils to improve their management of social housing, in the context of the expectations outlined in the Government’s social housing white paper and recently published Social Housing Regulation Bill.
Toolkit to help prevent modern slavery in small businesses
The toolkit, jointly developed by STOP THE TRAFFIK and Shiva Foundation, seeks to provide practical guidance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on how they can prevent modern slavery in their business operations. The toolkit has practical steps on how your SME suppliers can assess their company’s risks; mitigate the risks affecting their employees and their agency staff as well as how the report and remedy any incidents.
Councils have a range of duties and responsibilities to promote the health and wellbeing of their residents. Our wide ranging publications, case studies and resources help support portfolio holders to promote people’s mental health and wellbeing and reduce known risk factors.
LGA Chief Executive and Executive Director Expenses – 2021/22
We publish details of costs reimbursed to relevant staff incurred for attendance at meetings and events around the UK on behalf of the LGA in line with our Employee Expenses and Subsistence Policy and not for employee’s financial gain.