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China waste ban impacting on council recycling services and costs
LGA budget submission 2018
LGA responds to call for more money for adult social care and public health
Councils are doing all they can to improve recycling rates, which is why 100 per cent of councils collect paper for recycling, and 99 per cent collect plastic bottles. The rising costs caused by this ban risk combining with ongoing and severe council funding pressures to affect other essential local services.
Moving the conversation on: LGA budget submission 2018
LGA response to Cabinet Office consultation: Protecting the Debate: Intimidation, Influence and Information
"The LGA supports the proposed new electoral law and any additional efforts to tackle the intimidation of local political candidates."
Original thinking: an insight-driven approach to migration and cohesion, 19 October 2018
LGA response to the BEIS consultation on Permitted development for shale gas exploration
The LGA does not support the proposal for a permitted development right for shale gas exploration. This will bypass the locally democratic planning system.
LGA Response: BEIS consultation on inclusion of shale gas production projects in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) regime
The LGA does not support the proposal to include major shale gas production projects in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) regime. This will bypass the locally democratic planning system.
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