Local Government Association

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London Borough of Southwark: Partnering with the Money Adviser Network to reduce debts

Southwark Council partners with the Money Adviser Network, referring customers mainly for rent or council tax arrears. This provides immediate assistance, while building a picture of who in the borough is in particular need and plan support for the future.

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London Borough of Southwark: Partnering with the Money Adviser Network to reduce debts

Bath & North East Somerset Council: Cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub

Bath and North East Somerset Council are continuing to mobilise their cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub to support the most vulnerable residents, most recently addressing the pressures created by the cost of living crisis.

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Bath & North East Somerset Council: Cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub

LGA: Sugar levy should be spent by councils to tackle physical inactivity and ensure lasting Commonwealth Games legacy

By reinstating this funding and devolving sugar levy funds, the Government can ensure councils can continue to provide vital services such as tackling childhood obesity and encouraging greater physical activity in their local areas.

LGA: Sugar levy should be spent by councils to tackle physical inactivity and ensure lasting Commonwealth Games legacy

Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Productivity and Prosperity

The aim of the session was to explore the role of the private and public sector in addressing inter and intra-regional inequalities and consider the shift towards sustainable and inclusive models of prosperity.

Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Productivity and Prosperity

Cost of living: Partnership working

This section highlights how councils are working with local partners to develop support schemes for residents struggling with the rise in the cost of living.

Cost of living: Partnership working

Cost of living: Skills and employment

This section shows examples of how councils are developing localised employment and skills programmes to support residents back into work.

Cost of living: Skills and employment

Cost of living: Money and debt

The section explores efforts being made to address financial insecurity and hardship, one of the biggest impacts of the rising cost of living.

Cost of living: Money and debt

Cost of living: Health and wellbeing

This section outlines efforts being made by councils and other organisations to enhance people's health and wellbeing, on which the rising cost of living has impacted.

Cost of living: Health and wellbeing

Performance Management at Bristol City Council

This case study explains how Bristol City Council is working to develop a performance management culture which embraces the use of data and insight to drive improvement.

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Performance Management at Bristol City Council

London Borough of Southwark: Innovative use of the Household Support Fund

Southwark Council used the Household Support Fund to improve delivery of local welfare including providing direct cash support to help low income households pay rising energy bills, set levels of support based on local welfare data, and create community referral pathways.

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London Borough of Southwark: Innovative use of the Household Support Fund

London Borough of Lambeth: Streamlining access to financial support

To ensure that residents receive the right support at the right time, Lambeth Council entered into a partnership with Lightning Reach, an award-winning social impact startup, to connect people in financial hardship to a personalised range of support.

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London Borough of Lambeth: Streamlining access to financial support