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The role of a council
The role of councils in driving the rollout of superfast broadband infrastructure is derived from their general duty to promote wellbeing as well as their role to lead local communities. This has led to councils taking innovative approaches to stimulating investment where the commercial market hasn’t delivered.
LGA responds to Young Carers research
“Councils across the country work hard to make sure they are able to access the support they need while continuing to enjoy their childhoods and fulfil their full potential."
LGA responds to funding announced for domestic abuse refuge services
“With long-term, sustainable funding, councils can work with the Government and partners to further safeguard individuals and families from the physical and psychological harm of domestic abuse and prevent it happening in the first place.”
Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework Project Summary Report 2018/19
The Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework (MSPOF) was developed to provide a means of promoting and measuring practice that supports an outcomes focus and person led approach to safeguarding adults.
LGA responds to announcement of Hearts for the Arts award winners
Despite rising demand for services and central government funding reductions, councils continue to be the biggest investors in culture, bringing communities across the country together.
Solihull Council - Housing delivery through joint ventures and partnerships
The outcomes from the Housing Advisors Programme will help the council to finalise its approach to housing delivery across a broad range of housing development sites to deliver the range of housing that can help support inclusive economic growth.
Watford Borough Council - Altering and adopting a housing allocation scheme
The Local Government Association commissioned Neil Morland & Co to work with Watford Borough Council, to alter their housing allocation scheme, known in Watford as the Housing Nominations Policy. This project took place from March – June 2019.
Annual Licensing Conference, 5 February 2020
Presentations from this event are available here.
LGA responds to bus services announcement
“Local bus services can be a lifeline to older and vulnerable residents and can also play a key role in tackling congestion and reducing greenhouse gases"
Local Government Cyber Security Tools Workshop, 12 February 2020, London
Introduction to the cyber security tools workshop Geoff Connell, Director of IMT and Chief Digital Officer, Norfolk County Council Pathfinders
Tackling Knife Crime conference, 6 February 2020
Download the presentations from this event.
Council employees' pay offer announced
Council employees have been offered a pay increase of 2 per cent from 1 April 2020.
7th National Construction Conference, 4 February 2020
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.