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LGA responds to ADCS report on impact of COVID-19 on children and young people
Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA responds to flooding funding announcement
“Funding for flood defences needs to be devolved to local areas to ensure money is directed towards projects that best reflect local needs, which includes protecting key roads and bridges to keep local residents and businesses moving."
Fire and rescue authority members development support
The LGA’s range of fire and rescue authority member development resources helps elected members develop into capable and confident local leaders.
“The real challenge for children’s services is yet to come."
LGA responds to immigration points-based system statement
'As a country we face significant skills challenges, with one of the most serious being in our social care system. We need to do what we can to ensure the social care workforce can be maintained.'
Planning: Development Management – COVID-19 and beyond - 13 July 2020
Presentations from this webinar can be found here.
EU money which could help nation recover from COVID-19 risks going back to Brussels - LGA
More than £730 million in vital EU cash which could help local communities bounce back from COVID-19 risks going unspent and being sent back to Brussels if the funding is not allocated by the Government before the end of the year, councils warn today.
Social care provider resilience during COVID-19: guidance to commissioners
Shared guidance to local authority commissioners from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), the Local Government Association (LGA) and the Care Provider Alliance (CPA).
Annual Fire Conference, 10-11 March 2020
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LGA comments ahead of Commons debate on cost of school uniform
“People should never be in a position where they are worried about applying to the best school for their child because they’re worried about the cost of the uniform."
LGA responds to planning proposals
“Yesterday’s funding announced in the Budget for the Affordable Homes Programme was a positive step, and confirmation of the Housing Infrastructure Fund will help build new homes."
LGA responds to pavement parking ban consultation
“Pavement parking and damaged pavements is one of the biggest complaints from pedestrians – and not just in London."
LGA responds to NAO report on free early education and childcare
Cllr Judith Blake, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, responds to the NAO report on supporting disadvantaged families through free early education and childcare entitlements in England.
Delivering on street residential chargepoints as one step towards addressing air quality issues to achieve compliance with legal limits citywide in the shortest possible timeframe | Portsmouth City Council
Portsmouth City Council tackles our role in addressing the air quality priorities head on. Through the provision of innovative and accessible charging infrastructure, residents are encouraged to shift towards owning electric vehicles, leading to a reduction in conventional petrol and diesel vehicles and resulting in a reduction in air pollution within the city.
Budget 2020 – LGA On the Day Briefing
Our on-the-day briefing highlights the main announcements and their impact on local government.
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