“Councils share ambitions to move people from hotels and will continue to work closely with individuals and families over the coming months with local partners to help Afghan families find permanent homes."
The purpose of this framework is to support councillors in their local leadership role as they work with local communities to make a difference. It includes suggestions, prompts and further resources to help you think about the skills you use as a councillor.
Public Health Grant allocations to local authorities 2023/24
It is disappointing that the Public Health Grant allocations for 2023/24 have been published so late (15 March). With two weeks away from the start of the financial year and councils are only just being formally told how much money is being made available for councils to tackle costly public health issues such as sexual health, drug and alcohol services and stop smoking services.
Voter ID requirements: Supporting people to vote in the 2023 English local elections
Voter ID is to be introduced in 2023 for the local council elections from 4 May 2023. This briefing includes information and links to resources to help councils reach people with a learning disability and autistic people and other groups of people who may face barriers to voting. This briefing is likely to be of interest to social care staff and providers.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Stockport Council and Trafford Council: A city region response to the cost of living
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has been seeking to add value to the work of its 10 member councils by leading a whole system response to the cost of living pressures. This includes data gathering, sharing information, and practical advice for particular groups of residents..
Joint letter to Michael Gove MP on Cities as a platform for change
A joint letter from the LGA, Core Cities UK, London Councils and Key Cities to Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities explaining our offer to Government as our annual Urban Summit takes place today.