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LGA responds to COVID-19 and flu winter booster vaccination campaign

Commenting on the announcement of a winter vaccination campaign for both COVID-19 and flu, Cllr David Fothergill, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing said:

“This winter there are two essential vaccines needed to protect yourself and those around you; the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 booster vaccine.

“Councils and their directors of public health will be doing all they can to work with NHS partners to support the take up of the booster vaccination rollout.

News

LGA responds to COVID-19 and flu winter booster vaccination campaign

Housing our ageing population

This report, commissioned by the LGA from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (authors: Ian Copeman and Lois Beech), makes a number of recommendations to government on how we can best meet the needs of people in later life with case studies demonstrating how councils are addressing the housing needs of an ageing population.

Housing our ageing population

COVID-19 Workforce Survey, week ending 9 July 2021

This report is part of a series of monthly surveys of all councils in England and Wales collecting key workforce data on how the sector is responding to COVID-19.

Publications

COVID-19 Workforce Survey, week ending 9 July 2021

Ending rough sleeping, House of Commons, 8 September 2021

It is important that the funding made available during COVID-19 is not a one-off emergency response. A recent report by the Kerslake Commission on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping found that the elevated funding made available to local authorities amid the pandemic should be maintained if the Government wishes to achieve its pre-election commitment to end rough sleeping.

Ending rough sleeping, House of Commons, 8 September 2021

Creating local green jobs

Following the successful completion of the Leading and Learning Programme (L&LP) this report seeks to capture the learnings across all of the individual authorities involved, the process and the outputs from the Action Learning Sets (ALS) and the output from the final symposium.

Creating local green jobs

Conservative Party Annual Conference

The Conservative Party will be holding its annual Conference in Manchester, from Sunday 3 October to Wednesday 6 October 2021.

Conservative Party Annual Conference

Melton Borough Council: online and hybrid meetings

There had been intermittent problems with the audio system in the council chamber for some years before the pandemic lockdown which had caused difficulties in public meetings and generated complaints from members of the public. This feedback was taken extremely seriously and resulted in a commitment from councillors and officers to review the current provision because it was no longer deemed fit for purpose.

Case Study

Melton Borough Council: online and hybrid meetings