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LGA responds to High Court business rates ruling
What the manifestos say
Next government needs to invest in children's services
Towards the routine commissioning of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
FAQs for officers and elected members
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.
Succeeding in viability negotiations - Harborough District Council
Harborough is the quintessential rural district often ranked as one of the best places to live in England. It is a great place to live and work with most people enjoying a high quality of life. However, house and land prices are the highest in Leicestershire and many residents struggle to get on the housing ladder or even access a suitable and affordable rented property.
The North London Housing Partnership
The councils comprising the North London Housing Partnership wished to understand each other’s approaches to local housing company structures specifically, and new housing delivery generally.
“Today’s ruling is good news for councils and the local services our communities rely on across the country."
Module 6 | Progress with LIS development
LGA responds to Prime Minister's funding for towns announcement
“We support the measures announced today to boost cities, towns and regions - this is good news for local communities and businesses seeking to improve their prospects."
'Love Island effect': Warning at body image drug use increase
Body-conscious gym and beauty fans are risking their health by taking dangerous and sometimes illegal drugs to improve their appearance in time for their summer holidays, councils warn today.
Must know: tobacco control
Comprehensive tobacco control is the best thing a local authority can do for public health.
Local Industrial Strategies Online Hub
LGA responds to annual FGM figures
Cllr Anita Lower, the LGA’s FGM lead spokesperson and Chair of the Advisory Board at the National FGM Centre, responds to new annual figures on the number of identified cases of FGM in England.
Councils Can: 2019 conference paper
This paper sets out the case for a New Localism Settlement for England that empowers councils, as the democratically elected leaders closest to their communities, to take on greater responsibilities for their places.
Ethical Trading Initiative: modern slavery statements evaluation framework
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