We aim to map the various elements that provide assurance of the performance of local government and to demonstrate how they all fit together. We hope that this framework will be useful both for councils and the public.
Explore case studies from councils that show how COVID-19 exacerbated inequalities faced by those living in deprived communities and how they supported them. This work informs part of the health inequalities hub, which is funded by UK Government.
The Local Government Association has been awarded £1 million from the National Cyber Security Programme to fund local government officers in England to undertake a professionally certified course, as part of a sector-wide skills uplift.
The LGA has commissioned Isos Partnership to undertake research into approaches to avoiding disagreements and disputes, including, but not limited to Tribunal appeals, in the SEND system, the factors giving rise to these trends, and what is needed at a national policy level to avoid address those challenges.