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Councils respond to Michael Gove appointment as MHCLG Secretary of State
The National Children and Adult Services (NCAS) Conference 2021
LGA responds to Covid autumn winter plan
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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Building housing retrofit skills, 15 September 2021
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Relocatable modular homes in Dorset for Adult Social Care clients
A growing demand for appropriate accommodation for adults with social care needs – along with a lack of suitable properties – led Dorset Council to use land which is destined for regeneration to create temporary, adaptable, and moveable homes for local residents.
COVID-19 Workforce Survey, week ending 9 July 2021
This report is part of a series of monthly surveys of all councils in England and Wales collecting key workforce data on how the sector is responding to COVID-19.
Ending rough sleeping, House of Commons, 8 September 2021
It is important that the funding made available during COVID-19 is not a one-off emergency response. A recent report by the Kerslake Commission on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping found that the elevated funding made available to local authorities amid the pandemic should be maintained if the Government wishes to achieve its pre-election commitment to end rough sleeping.
Creating local green jobs
Following the successful completion of the Leading and Learning Programme (L&LP) this report seeks to capture the learnings across all of the individual authorities involved, the process and the outputs from the Action Learning Sets (ALS) and the output from the final symposium.
Northumberland County Council: Accelerating the delivery of renewable energy
Against a challenging backdrop, financially and politically, Northumberland County Council has implemented renewables into its estate for the last decade. With knowledge and expertise built up over time, the council has been able to develop a robust response to the climate emergency declaration of 2019 and create a pipeline of projects to accelerate delivery in line with their emergency targets.
Melton Borough Council: online and hybrid meetings
There had been intermittent problems with the audio system in the council chamber for some years before the pandemic lockdown which had caused difficulties in public meetings and generated complaints from members of the public. This feedback was taken extremely seriously and resulted in a commitment from councillors and officers to review the current provision because it was no longer deemed fit for purpose.
Leicester City Council: Carbon Awareness in Leicester City Schools
In order to raise awareness through the community of Leicester, the city council intend to use the Carbon Literacy Project as a way of accrediting university students and school staff to become carbon literate trainers who will deliver training to school students within the city.
Derbyshire County Council: Green Entrepreneurs Fund
As part of the Government’s drive for a green industrial revolution and the Council’s COVID Economic Strategy and climate change commitments, Derbyshire County Council has launched a Green Entrepreneurs Fund – a £2 million grant fund to help local businesses develop and invest in green energy and carbon reduction, and provide a boost to the local economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic
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