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LGA responds to Treasury one-year Spending Review announcement
Preparing for the end of the EU Transition Period
Key issues, challenges and opportunities for local councils.
'This is the ‘dreaded’ second wave'
Professor Kate Ardern, Director of Public Health, Wigan Council
Issues for local government resulting from the end of transition period
A summary of the current key issues for councils.
‘It feels like we are impotent at times – we need the power to do our jobs’
Lucy Wightman, Director of Public Health, Northamptonshire County Council
COVID-19: Early years childcare sufficiency and sustainability planning for Spring 2021, 22 October 2020
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‘Factory outbreak encapsulated challenge we face in containing virus’
Dr Louise Smith, Director of Public Health, Norfolk County Council
Local Government's digital response to COVID-19, 28 July 2020
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Early years inclusion: supporting young children (0-5) with SEND during COVID-19, 21 July 2020
Ann Van Dyke, Consultant in Children’s Services Catherine McLeod MBE, Chief Executive, & Helen Amner-Munslow, Parent at Dingley’s Promise Scott
LGA/Sport England: Improvement Support during COVID-19
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges it put on our sport and leisure services, LGA partnered with Sport England to deliver a series of online events. Read about our learnings from webinars and online workshops here.
Leisure providers rescue package vital in fight against obesity
Hundreds of leisure facilities could close permanently or be unable to reopen without urgent funding which would damage the nation’s health and undermine the Government’s plans to tackle obesity.
School teachers pay 2020
The final version of the School Teachers Pay & Conditions Document was laid before Parliament on 23 September 2020 to become a legal document on 14
Working with the voluntary and community sector to support communities, 15 July 2020
Working with the voluntary and community sector to support communities - Emma Easton, NHS England and NHS Improvement
LGA: Alfresco summer calls for smoke-free pavements
"Smoking is still the leading cause of preventable death and councils want to work with government on how to keep driving down smoking rates for the benefit of a healthier society.”
Business and Planning Bill, Report Stage, House of Lords, 20 July 2020
The Business and Planning Bill is a positive step in the journey towards economic recovery, supporting the reopening of hospitality businesses as well as setting out measures to boost construction.
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