Local Government Association

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Procurement Bill, Report Stage, House of Lords, 28 November 2022

Our primary concern is that the Bill will significantly limit public bodies from using the current vertical and horizontal procurement exemptions, which enable councils and public sector bodies to enter into collaborative arrangements to run efficient public services.

Briefing

Procurement Bill, Report Stage, House of Lords, 28 November 2022

Death of Cllr Judi Billing

“For many years Judi worked tirelessly with us and her huge contribution to helping councils improve services for the many people who rely upon them, means she leaves a lasting legacy."

Death of Cllr Judi Billing

Behavioural Insights Programme showcase 2022

Our Behavioural Insights Programme showcase on sustainable travel and health inequalities highlighted the results and the impact of projects delivered as part of Phase 8 of our Behavioural Insights Programme.

Behavioural Insights Programme showcase 2022

Briefing note for councils and leisure providers – mitigating the impact of rising utility costs on leisure services

This briefing note on the impact of utilities on leisure services has been jointly produced by ukactive and the Local Government Association for councils and for operators running council-owned facilities.

Briefing note for councils and leisure providers – mitigating the impact of rising utility costs on leisure services

Place-based adult skills and training

Improving adult skills is vital to individual progression in work and to the productive growth of the economy. The LGA commissioned this study, by the Heseltine Institute at the University of Liverpool, to evidence the continuing need for improved adult skills and the contribution of local government to delivering inclusive, economically relevant and place-based training.

Place-based adult skills and training

New mobility options: car clubs

This report provides an overview of the car club market, defining the different models before exploring their benefits and then considerations for councils to ensure the benefits are realised.

New mobility options: car clubs

Debate on e-petition 615623 relating to staff-child ratios in early years childcare, 14 November 2022

The LGA has long highlighted that funding for early entitlements is insufficient, which is resulting in a recruitment and retainment crisis in the sector, impacting the quality of childcare provision and the availability of good support for children, particularly those with special education needs and disabilities (SEND).

Debate on e-petition 615623 relating to staff-child ratios in early years childcare, 14 November 2022

Neighbourhood approach to decarbonisation

DG Cities was commissioned by the Local Government Association to capture insights and intelligence that can support councils to utilise neighbourhood strategies and solutions to deliver against their decarbonisation objectives

Neighbourhood approach to decarbonisation