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Councils respond to Michael Gove appointment as MHCLG Secretary of State
Open call for photographs for COP26 exhibition stand
The National Children and Adult Services (NCAS) Conference 2021
Childhood obesity trailblazer assembly, 15-16 September 2021
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Effective delivery of strategic sites
Effective delivery of strategic sites: a toolkit for planning authorities
LGA responds to Arts Council England's new Delivery Plan
Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Chair of the LGA’s Culture, Tourism and Sport Board responds to Arts Council England’s new Delivery Plan.
Guidance on Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) engagement
Initial expectations for the role of Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) within Integrated Care Systems (ICSs).
Beyond the roadmap: living with COVID-19, 14 September 2021
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Developing a safe and effective social media presence, 13 September 2021
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LGA responds to PAC report into DWP support for employment during the pandemic
"With adequate resourcing and powers and the ability to work in partnership with national government and others at an earlier stage in planning provision, councils can help well-intended but often disconnected national schemes move people into work, and keep businesses recruiting."
LGA Housing Advisers Programme 2021/22 Prospectus
Expert help to support local housing, planning and homelessness priorities.
LGA responds to latest sexually transmitted infections data
LGA responds to Public Health England’s annual sexually transmitted infections (STI) data for 2020, which show a decline in the number of people attending and testing positive for STIs.
LGA responds to latest suicides statistics
"Suicide prevention is a public health priority for local government and every council has a suicide prevention plan in place."
Reducing Plastic Waste, House of Commons Debate, 8 September 2021
Councils and households are working together to increase recycling rates, with plastic packaging collected by councils doubling over the past decade. Councils are ready to take on the challenge of improving recycling rates further.
Transitional safeguarding learning event: ‘bridging the gap’, 8 September 2021
Research in Practice ‘Bridging the Gap: Transitional Safeguarding Dez Holmes, Director, Research in Practice Practical ways how social workers can
Corporate Peer Challenge: Cambridgeshire County Council
Feedback report - 15,19-22 July 2021.
Councils support local businesses to take advantage of international trade opportunities
The report, which was commissioned by the LGA and produced by Value Adage with support from the Department of International Trade, finds that nearly 6.5 million jobs in the UK are reliant on our ability to export abroad, with firms in London and the south east having the highest number of export-supported jobs.
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