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Sector-led improvement in 2020/21
Adult social care reform: Our letter to Government
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021: book your free ticket now
This end of year report provides an overview and summary of highlights from the 2020/21 support programme.
Leaders of organisations that represent adult social care nationally are urging the Government to act now on reform of England’s social care system.
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021
LGA – Library investment key to helping children catch up following pandemic
Investing in libraries is key to driving the national recovery from COVID-19 and enabling children to catch up on lost learning, the Local Government Association, said today.
Planning - House of Commons, 21 June 2021
Councils are committed to ensuring new homes are built and communities have quality places to live. It is vital that these are delivered through a locally-led planning system with public participation
Land Release Fund: Regeneration of Fenwick South, Lambeth
London Borough of Lambeth has benefited from over £800k from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Land Release Fund (LRF), which is managed by the One Public Estate (OPE) programme, to support delivery of affordable housing and regeneration on council owned land.
Economic Growth - case studies
A selection of case studies which highlight how councils have been innovative in helping their local economies grow.
Economic Growth - support and events
A list of upcoming and past events related to economic growth including roundtables, which forms part of our support offer.
LGA responds to CSA Centre report
"Child sexual abuse is a horrific crime, and councils across the country are working closely with their partners to identify children at risk and keep them safe."
LGA responds to NAO report into DWP pandemic support
“Councils want to build on this success to ensure local communities benefit more from national schemes."
LGA statement: Lord Porter appointed to MHCLG Board as non-executive director
“His appointment is a positive sign of MHCLG’s determination to be powerful advocate for local government across central government.”
Investing in children and young people, House of Commons, 9 June 2021
It is vital that vulnerable children, who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, are the focus of this programme of work.
Joint Negotiating Committee for Youth and Community Workers - Trade union side pay and conditions claim 2021
Browse culture case studies
View culture focused case studies from councils across the country.
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