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Local Government White Paper

As part of our Make It Local campaign we are working with the sector to develop a white paper from local government for local government and communities.

Alison Jeffery: Reforming the mental health system for children and young people

This independent article from Alison Jeffery, Director for Children’s Services for East Sussex County Council is part of the LGA children and young people's mental health think piece series. Alison has written this piece in a personal capacity and explores the question 'what would a good 'whole system' set of services and policies to support mental health and wellbeing look like?'.

Where could I work?

Discover more about the councils who will employ Pathways to Planning graduates.

Tackling national skills shortages

The LGA, with the support of DLUHC funding, is launching a skills hubs programme targeted at five occupational skill shortage areas.