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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."
Heatwaves – information for councils
LGA responds to hospital admissions from care homes data
“This needs to be addressed as part of the much-delayed social care green paper, which we are calling on government to publish by the time the party conferences start."
LGA responds to Waste and Resources Strategy consultation response from DEFRA
“We are pleased Defra has listened to many of our concerns, including seeking further evidence on mandatory free garden waste collections, and recognising the need for local flexibility on compulsory food waste collections and separate collections of materials for recycling."
Hitting the ground running - Knutsford, 23 July 2019
The role and sufficiency of youth services - House of Commons, 24 July 2019
Councils provide a wide range of youth services. As local authority budgets have reduced and demand for services has increased, councils have had to make difficult decisions about how to use increasingly limited resources on youth services.
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