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Strain on unpaid carers putting adult social care at increased risk of collapse
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LGA responds to taxi licensing report
"Councils have long-called for existing outdated taxi laws to be updated and strengthened so we are pleased that many of our recommendations have been supported in this report."
LGA responds to RAC annual motoring report
The LGA has long-called for more public transport funding so it is pleasing to see this echoed by an overwhelming majority of motorists who would use more public transport if it was better.
Prioritising workforce wellbeing in schools - 20 September 2018
Everyone needs a break and time to recharge their batteries. Not only is this a basic right, but the health impacts for carers are significant. It’s a false economy in the long term not to invest in breaks.
LGA responds to PM social housing announcement
"Homes for affordable and social rent are desperately needed across the country now, not in 2022, and the measures announced today fail to provide the funding certainty councils also need to play a leading role in solving our housing crisis."
The LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing - Group Leader's Comment - 7 September 2018
LGA briefing: organised crime and young people’s safety, House of Commons 5 September 2018
Local government has a key role to play in protecting children and young people from involvement in, and the impact of, organised crime.
Westminster Hall Debate on findings of the Care Crisis Review House of Commons - 5 September 2018
The increase in care applications highlighted by the Care Crisis review is alarming. However, it must be set within the wider context of rising demand and pressure across the children’s social care system, which illustrates the growing number of children and families who now rely on state support.
75 per cent business rates pilots 2019/20 – 3 September 2018
Response to Government announcement on digital services to minimise roadworks
Cllr Martin Tett, the LGA’s transport spokesman, responds to the Government’s announcement of new digital services to minimise disruptive roadworks.
Cara at Luton Borough Council
Coco at Cotswold & West Oxfordshire District Councils
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