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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA - Restore £1.7 billion early intervention funding...
A child-centred recovery – where all young people can thrive
LGA responds to Carers UK report on support for unpaid carers
“Every part of the care and support sector is under intense pressure due to the current crisis and councils are doing all they can to support carers and those they care for through this."
LGA – Surge in lockdown recycling collection
Eight in 10 councils saw an increase in the amount of recycling being collected since the outbreak and national lockdown.
Black History Month briefing, House of Commons, 20 October 2020
At the LGA we will be helping to celebrate and honour the accomplishments of black Britons by sharing councillor perspectives on the importance of Black History Month and the vital contributions of black councillors to our local communities.
Climate action: energy
How are we integrating sustainability and resilience into energy plans?
Building a better railway for the future – webinar, 16 October 2020
Helen McAllister, Strategy & Planning Director (Wales, West & FNPO), Network Rail Jools Townsend, Chief Executive, Community Rail Network
LGA responds to NAO broadband roll-out report
"The Government should use the upcoming Spending Review as an opportunity to empower councils to place a local digital champion in every local area to help facilitate delivery and support providers to install gigabit-capable broadband as quickly as possible."
LGA responds to latest Test and Trace figures
"Everybody has to play their part in helping to get this pandemic under control. It is good that the NHS Test and Trace system is reaching the majority of those who tested positive and who are passing on details of their close contacts, but it is still concerning that nearly 20 per cent of positive cases cannot be found."
Re-Thinking Local: A Vision For The Future - views from the business sector
This webinar will be an opportunity to hear from the business sector looking at how we speed up the recovery in the UK and the importance of local government.
Apprenticeships and COVID-19: information for councils
Guidance, links and resources from the LGA, as well as the latest official Government information relevant to local government on apprenticeships and COVID-19.
Spotlight on Sector-led Improvement - 8 July
How does the LGA’s offer of support need to adapt over the next decade in a post-COVID world? Join a lively debate and discussion on the future of sector-led improvement.
Coronavirus: recovery and renewal panels launched for councils
Councils across the country can now access a newly developed remote support offer to enable them to test plans for recovery and renewal.
Summer Economic Update: LGA response
Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, responds to the Summer Economic Update announced by the Chancellor.
LGA submission to DfT’s Future of transport regulatory review, 3 July 2020
The LGA has responded to the Government’s regulatory review on the future of transport technology. We have responded to the questions that cover the overall policy and regulatory framework for councils.
Re-Thinking Local: A Vision For The Future - Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson
This webinar is an opportunity to hear from Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, LGA Vice-President and Cllr Marianne Overton MBE, Leader, LGA Independent Group and Vice-Chair, LGA.
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