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Cornerstones of Culture

This publication is the final report of the Commission on Culture and Local Government, exploring the contribution of local culture, the barriers it faces and the four cornerstones that are essential to a healthy local cultural ecosystem.

Cornerstones of Culture

Cornerstones of Culture

The final report of the Commission on Culture and Local Government explores the contribution of local culture, the barriers it faces and the four cornerstones that are essential to a healthy local cultural ecosystem.

Cornerstones of Culture

Online Safety Bill, Remaining Stages, House of Commons, 5 December 2022

Whilst the Bill provides a definition of harm and sets out how harmful content will be prioritised for child and adult users; it remains unclear what types of harm platforms will need to protect users against. We urge the Government to set out their proposed categories of harmful content to children and adults as soon as possible and consult with independent experts to define and prioritise harmful content.

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Online Safety Bill, Remaining Stages, House of Commons, 5 December 2022

LGA responds to NAO report on Restart Scheme

"Restart focused only on those on out-of-work benefits, so the underspend could have been used by councils, devolved authorities and others to address this challenge, using their local knowledge, connections and expertise."

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LGA responds to NAO report on Restart Scheme

LGA responds to broadband expansion plans

“Fast, reliable internet access is an everyday necessity and this latest announcement will help boost connectivity to more places."

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LGA responds to broadband expansion plans