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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA responds to new package to encourage more to self-isolate
Lessons learned in communicating devolution
Regulatory services submission: Comprehensive Spending Review 2020
A joint submission by the Local Government Association, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.
Kickstart: what good looks like
This paper aims to support local and national discussions on the design, commissioning and delivery of Kickstart.
LGA responds to new modern slavery measures
"Modern slavery is abhorrent and councils across the country are working hard to help tackle it. This includes trying to eliminate it from their supply chains during the procurement process. This act will help councils to carry out this work."
Local government earnings and demography survey 2019-20 summary report
The Local Government Earnings and Demography Survey provides paybill and average pay rate information for all local government employees (excluding teachers) in England and Wales as well as examining the key characteristics of the workforce.
Local government earnings and demography survey 2019/20
The local government earnings and demography survey (LGEDS) 2019/20 provides paybill, average pay rate and demographic information for all local government employees (excluding teachers). The survey collects details of individual local government posts; the results presented below are based on around 450,000 posts.
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Council toolkit: Planning your local campaign
A checklist for all the steps to ensuring your campaign runs smoothly and gets the best results.
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council can only be as effective, relevant and vibrant as the people elected to run it, so we need councillors who are capable, energetic and engaged.
Council toolkit: Planning your local campaign communications
This checklist is designed to help you consider how you can engage with others locally and promote your campaign.
Lichfield District Council
Lichfield District Council’s vision is to be a strong and flexible council that delivers good value, quality services. We want to support a vibrant and prosperous economy, healthy and safe communities and clean, green and welcoming places to live.
LGA responds to physical activity sector letter to the Prime Minister
“The LGA has been making the case for long-term funding to ensure leisure facilities can continue to provide vital services for low income communities."
LGA responds to chief medical officer and chief scientific adviser's coronavirus warning
“Councils continue to work tirelessly to support residents and businesses through this pandemic and keep services running. It is vital they have the resources they need to lead and protect their communities and support the national effort to minimise the impact of the second wave of this deadly virus.”
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