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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.
Social Care Digital Innovation – Sharing the learning, 2 November 2020 (PM)
Download presentations from North Somerset Council, Dorset Council and Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council.
Councillor Anna Charles-Jones
I notice issues that a non-disabled person never would.
Temporary funding for adult social care providers during the COVID-19 crisis
This statement has been produced to give a framework for the consideration of the locally determined temporary funding of social care providers in the light of the current national emergency.
Avoid replacing professional displays with dangerous fireworks at home, councils and fire services warn
“The safest option this year would be to give fireworks a miss and find a different way of celebrating, but we know many will want to have a home display. If they do it is vital that they are familiar with the Firework Code and ensure they purchase legal and safe fireworks.”
Local Government Association Children’s Services Remote Peer Diagnostic
This guidance is applicable for all children’s services remote peer diagnostics including those that cover early years, safeguarding and SEND. Whilst the focus of each of these types of diagnostic remains as it is set out in the peer challenge manuals; it is envisaged that the impact of COVID 19 will be a key theme, but this will be discussed during the scoping phase.
Response to the consultation on the “Planning for the Future” White Paper
A letter from Councillor Adele Morris to MHCLG
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