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LGA responds to ADCS report on impact of COVID-19 on children and young people
Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA responds to flooding funding announcement
“Funding for flood defences needs to be devolved to local areas to ensure money is directed towards projects that best reflect local needs, which includes protecting key roads and bridges to keep local residents and businesses moving."
Fire and rescue authority members development support
The LGA’s range of fire and rescue authority member development resources helps elected members develop into capable and confident local leaders.
“The real challenge for children’s services is yet to come."
LGA responds to immigration points-based system statement
'As a country we face significant skills challenges, with one of the most serious being in our social care system. We need to do what we can to ensure the social care workforce can be maintained.'
Planning: Development Management – COVID-19 and beyond - 13 July 2020
Presentations from this webinar can be found here.
EU money which could help nation recover from COVID-19 risks going back to Brussels - LGA
More than £730 million in vital EU cash which could help local communities bounce back from COVID-19 risks going unspent and being sent back to Brussels if the funding is not allocated by the Government before the end of the year, councils warn today.
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