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Bus journeys fall by more than 300 million in five years
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Tackling modern slavery: council case studies
The case studies in this document build on the detailed guidance we published in 2017, and on the modern slavery workshops which we have held around the country.
Councillor guide to tackling modern slavery
This guidance is targeted specifically at councillors, and highlights the specific role that individual councillors can play in raising awareness of the issue and embedding work to tackle slavery within councils.
LGA responds to new Domestic Abuse Commissioner announcement
“Our ambition must be to reduce the number of victims, with greater investment in early intervention and prevention schemes, including in perpetrator programmes, that help stop domestic abuse happening in the first place."
LGA responds to Select Committee report into connectivity gap leaving rural communities behind
“Councils are best placed to understand the digital needs of their local areas. They have been at the centre of delivering the Superfast Broadband Programme, having committed £740 million to extending connectivity to the hardest to reach areas, but cannot fix the issue alone."
LGA response to the Arts England Council draft strategy 2020-2030
Arts Council England (ACE) plays a crucial role in funding and supporting cultural activity at a local level, including acting as the development agency for public libraries and museums. This consultation on ACE’s 10-year strategy for 2020-2030 offers a key opportunity for councils and ACE to collaborate on a joint vision for creative and culturally accessible communities.
LGA Submission to the Home Office Transparency in Supply Chains Consultation
The LGA welcomes this consultation and many of the recommendations in the Independent Review.
Electric vehicles: Charge points and planning policies
Electric vehicles: What are the different types of chargepoint?
Electric vehicles: What’s going on out there?
LGA responds to APPG report 'working for better roads'
Councils are already working with the private sector to adopt innovative practices and technology.
LGA responds to Crisis' Cover the Cost campaign to prevent homelessness
“Ending homelessness remains a top priority for councils."
Debate on Treasury funding for the Department of Health and Social Care - House of Commons, 4 September 2019
Adult social care is a vital service, supporting people’s independence and wellbeing. It strengthens our communities, helps sustain our NHS and adds essential economic value to our country. We estimate that, since 2010, councils have had to bridge a £6 billion funding shortfall just to keep the adult social care system going.
Debate on the British housebuilding industry - House of Commons, 5 September 2019
Vital local services provided by councils face a funding gap of more than £5 billion next year. Councils urgently need some certainty about how local services will be funded
Specialist supported housing providers
This joint briefing note for clinical commissioning groups (CCG), local authority learning disability commissioners and Directors of Housing has been prepared by NHS England and NHS Improvement, the Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Care (ADASS).
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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.