Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council: Fuel Your Knowledge
Calderdale Council hosted 'Fuel Your Knowledge', an event attended by people from across health, voluntary, banking and education sectors to understand how partnership working can support those affected by the rising cost of living.
LGA Response: Homelessness Prevention Grant – Technical Consultation, August 2022
The LGA are supportive of a revision to current funding in order to simplify and take into account current housing pressures, but have some concerns about the proposals suggested as they are not necessarily reflective of current strains on homelessness services and will have an extremely adverse effect on London in particular.
Together towards net zero: Graduating the programme
In this latest podcast episode, we’ll be discussing how the partnerships are feeling about graduating the programme and the next steps for their projects. We'll also be catching up with one partner who moved roles during the programme, and what he is up to now.
The Housing Advisers Programme is designed to support councils by helping them meet their local housing need. It aims to be simple, flexible, and locally-led. Last year, 17 successful projects received money from the programme to promote, facilitate and enhance their role and capacity to meet their local housing need.
The Government's social care announcement is an important 'first step', but further clarity is needed on a range of additional crucial issues. In the coming weeks, government needs to work with councils, their partners and those with lived experience, in order to develop a care and support system which is fit for the future.
The LGA see the short and long term benefits of supporting with T Levels. T Levels are the first step towards a career in local government, and a fantastic way to promote the opportunities available to young people.