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Local leaders call for long term funding certainty for councils in Spending Review
Spending Review 2021: The LGA view
Civility in public life
LGA: Universal free garden waste collections ‘unnecessary’ and not solution to reducing landfill
"The proposals risk having an adverse impact on local roads, increasing traffic, and pumping out more carbon emissions and making air pollution worse."
LGA responds to support package for renters
“This funding should provide some much-needed reassurance to many private renters who are genuinely at risk of losing their homes because of financial difficulties."
Biodiversity e-learning for councils
The LGA has produced a new e-learning module on biodiversity aimed at council officers and members. The module will provide an introduction to the subject, as well as providing tips and guidance on how councils can take action to protect their natural habitats.
LGA responds to CMA report on children’s social care
“The CMA has confirmed our recent findings that private equity providers are making extremely high profits and carrying concerning levels of debt that risks the stability of homes for children in care, which is paramount if they are to thrive."
Universal free garden waste collections ‘unnecessary’ and not solution to reducing landfill
“The proposals risk having an adverse impact on local roads, increasing traffic, and pumping out more carbon emissions and making air pollution worse. At the very least if the Government is to proceed, it should fully fund it in the Spending Review.”
Cyber security – 10 questions for a councillor (and any layperson) to ask
The LGA Cyber, Digital and Technology team have developed a list of 10 questions that you can use to better understand cyber security arrangements and how risk is being managed within your council.
Chapter 7: How to evaluate the impact of your new narrative
All good communications plans build in evaluation as the final step.
Chapter 6: How to ensure that your organisation starts living the narrative
Sharing and embedding your story successfully shouldn’t involve dramatic launches or special events.
Chapter 5: One Story for local government
A new story for local government post Covid-19.
Role description for Executive Advisory Board Members
The LGA has four Group Offices – Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Independent, with the latter providing support to
LGA Scheme of Members’ Allowances
Updated February 2021
Role descriptions for national and regional Lead Member Peers
The Local Government Association (LGA) is a politically led cross-party organisation, representing local authorities across England and Wales. Its membership includes English councils, fire and rescue authorities, the 22 Welsh councils in corporate membership through the Welsh LGA, National Parks Authorities and Parish/Town Councils via corporate membership with NALC.
Role descriptions: LGA Policy Board Members
Chapter 4: How to run narrative workshops for active engagement
What is owned and loved, works better than corporate messaging.
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