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LGA responds to General Election result
LGA responds to High Court business rates ruling
Civility in Public Life - London, 16 December 2019
LGA response to consultation on sprinklers and other fire safety measures in new high-rise blocks of flats
We have followed the consultation in referring to sprinklers. However guidance and standards need to allow for the development of other automatic fire suppression system technologies.
LGA responds to General Election result
“Councils look forward to working with the new government to help deliver on the key issues and opportunities which lie ahead and on our shared ambitions for our communities."
Chief executives' 'must know' for children's services
This publication has been shaped by chief executives who are either former directors of children’s services or for other reasons have been closely associated with leading improvement journeys in council children’s services.
Towards the routine commissioning of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
Local government has played a key role in helping reduce the number of new diagnoses of HIV – and the roll-out of PrEP in 2020 could help us reduce infection further.
Council Housing Development Programme - Derbyshire Dales District Council
Altair provided strategic support to the council through the development of a business case for the council to help meet one of its key corporate objectives – to identify and deliver new affordable housing sites and improve housing for vulnerable people – through the direct delivery of new council homes on available council land and through pursuing section 106 opportunities.
Housing support services for the elderly - Newcastle City Council
The Housing LIN worked with Your Homes Newcastle to develop an evidence base in relation to the future requirements and expectations of older people for housing and support services.
LGA responds to Children’s Commissioner’s report on children in care
Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, responds to the Children’s Commissioner’s annual Stability Index for children in care.
LGA responds to latest tuberculosis figures
Cllr Ian Hudspeth, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responds to new figures, published today by Public Health England, showing a 44 per cent decline in the number of people in England with tuberculosis between 2011-2018.
LGA responds to Home Affairs Committee report on serious youth violence
Cllr Morris Bright, Vice Chairman of the LGA’s Safer and Stronger Communities Board, reponds to a Home Affairs Committee report on serious youth violence.
Council Housing 100
Approaches to managing the night-time economy
A resource for councils looking at ways to strengthen and improve the management of the night-time economy.
LGA response to draft National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Strategy for England
DEFRA’s National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy sets out a variety of different measures to be delivered across risk management authorities, including Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFAs), district councils and highways authorities.
LGA responds to Work and Pensions Committee welfare report into ‘disadvantaged people losing out’
Chair of the LGA’s Resources Board, Cllr Richard Watts, responds to the Work and Pensions Committee’s report which found that vulnerable groups have been worst affected by welfare reforms.
LGA responds to Ombudsman report on complaints 2018-19
Cllr Peter Fleming, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Improvement and Innovation Board, responds to to the Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman ‘Review of local government complaints 2018-19.
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