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LGA responds to HCLG Committee report on planning
Hot weather – information for councils
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021: book your free ticket now
LGA: Domestic abuse warning ahead of EURO 2020 kick-off
Councils and charities are raising awareness about domestic abuse and the help and support available ahead of EURO 2020 with a rise in referrals of cases of domestic abuse often seen during major football tournaments.
The Levelling Up agenda, House of Commons, 15 June 2021
Local leaders have shown throughout the pandemic that they are well placed to deliver the best outcomes for local communities. They are also best placed to align the work of government departments and agencies with the assets and opportunities of different places.
LGA response to Consultation on Waste Prevention Plan for England, 2021
The LGA welcomes the opportunity to continue to contribute to the consultations on resources and waste reforms, first set out in the Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy.
Sport England’s new strategy and implementation plan, 10 June 2021
Moving Communities - Emma Bernstein, Sport England
The Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill , House of Commons, 16 June 2021
It will be important that this funding is kept under review to ensure it is enough to meet demand and that guidance is published as soon as possible so that councils can set up schemes and ensure the new funding reaches businesses. Any new burdens due to administrative or IT costs should also covered by the Government.
Skills and post-16 Education Bill, House of Lords, Second Reading, 15 June 2021
As furlough ends, no community will be untouched by unemployment. It is vitally important that a joined up, place-based employment, skills and careers system offers adults and young people the recovery they deserve by providing access to quality education and training opportunities.
Asset Based Community Development and Local Area Coordination Network - Further questions and answers
To what extent do you work with your CCG/PCNs and specifically the NHS Social Prescribing Link Workers? If not - any plans? We have a strong
Local contact tracing: Swindon
Swindon launched its local contact tracing service in late August, staffed by members of the public health team and the Live Well Swindon Community Resilience Hub. This case study is part of a series on local contact tracing.
LGA’s response to the findings of the consultation on the draft Model Member Code of Conduct
In June 2020 the Local Government Association (LGA) conducted a consultation to gather views on its draft Model Member Code of Conduct as part of its work on supporting the sector to continue to aspire to high standards of leadership and performance. Responses to the consultation were gathered through an online questionnaire as well as by email via a dedicated inbox.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Behaviour Change across the system of support: Suffolk County Council
The 2015 Care Act and 2014 Children and Families Act gave young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities more rights to support and for longer. Whilst being a much needed and well received pieces of progressive legislation, they presented severe problems in a system primarily driven by resource limitations.
The latest information and guidance relating to the COVID-19 vaccinations.
Social Care Digital Innovation: sharing the learning webinar, Tuesday 3 November 2020
SCDIA discharge to assess (Hospital 2 Home) Wendy Lawtey, Head of Adult Social Care & Performance, North Lincolnshire Council Lorenzo Gordon, Chief
Social Care Digital Innovation – Sharing the learning, 2 November 2020 (AM)
Download presentations from this webinar.
Local authority COVID-19 compliance and enforcement good practice framework
Councils across the country have been adapting existing compliance and enforcement practices and systems for these new circumstances. This document produced by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) aims to capture some of the Covid-19-specific compliance and enforcement learning and make it more easily available to all authorities.
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