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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
LGA responds to Contain Framework on councils' local lockdown powers
“Locally-led responses have proven to be the best way to tackle significant outbreaks, which this framework rightly emphasises."
Rethinking the future of physical activity - Local government in conversation with Sport England, 20 July 2020
Tracey Lee, Chief Executive, Plymouth City Council Karime Hassan, Chief Executive and Growth Director, Exeter City Council
LGA responds to Children's Commissioner report on early years
“Councils support calls for a review of the early years system and we are pleased the Commissioner is reinforcing our calls for long-term investment in councils’ public health and early intervention services."
LGA and UKSSD launch Sustainable Development Guide for councils
“Local government can play a key role in driving a sustainable recovery that meets the needs of local communities and businesses."
LGA statement on NHS funding to prepare for second COVID-19 wave
“If this awful pandemic has proved one thing it is that there cannot be a sustainable NHS without a sustainable adult social care system. You cannot protect one and not the other."
LGA responds to latest Test and Trace figures
“Council public health teams remain ready to use their unique expertise, including speaking other languages, and understanding of their communities to try to reach those who cannot be contacted by the system."
LGA responds to Youth Violence Commission report
"Youth services support young people, helping them to make positive choices and keep them safe as they transition to adulthood. These services are even more essential as a result of the COVID-19 crisis."
Financial Hardship Webinar - 16 July 2020
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