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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA responds to Government 'Planning for the Future' proposal
Hot weather – information for councils
Urgent investment needed to boost mental health recovery
Failure to urgently invest in mental health and other vital local services will undermine efforts to boost the country in the next phases of the pandemic, councils in England warn today.
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
‘Don't put lives at risk' : councils issue COVID-19 heatwave warning
People need to take all necessary health precautions as Britain looks set to bask in a heatwave and keep an eye on vulnerable or elderly family and friends - while maintaining social distancing – who are most at risk if they catch coronavirus.
“Councils are committed to ensuring new homes are built and communities have quality places to live."
The Heatwave Plan for England been updated to include hot-weather-related risks and precautions specific to COVID-19.
Climate action: data
Can we use data to baseline our current environmental position and to learn from others?
LGA responds to PACAC report on infrastructure projects
“The Committee is absolutely right to say the Government’s infrastructure projects need to be more responsive to local need, with local support and local input."
Reset, not restart: shaping the future of social care in light of COVID-19, 27 July 2020
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LGA responds to KPMG report on investment in bus services
“This report highlights the significant benefits of investing in buses so that these vital services, which have continued to be a lifeline for people in accessing vital services during the pandemic, don’t fall off a cliff edge."
Community health and care discharge and crisis care model: an investment in reablement
Supporting people at home (the ethos of Home First from hospital) and discharge to assess are approaches promoted through the COVID-19 Hospital Discharge Requirements first published in March 2020.
Childcare sufficiency and sustainability during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday 28 July 2020
Childcare sufficiency and sustainability during the COVID-19 outbreak Chair: Stephanie Douglas, Head of Intervention and Localities, Doncaster Borough
Adult social care: seven principles for reform
Charting a way forward to ensure the very best local care and support in the future.
One year on from PM's pledge: social care needs a reset
We need a radical rethink of what we want social care to be and how we can help achieve it.
LGA responds to HCLG Committee report on social housing
“Housing must be a central part of the national recovery from coronavirus. Now is the time for a genuine renaissance in council house-building that reduces homelessness, gets rough sleepers off the streets for good, supports people’s wellbeing and is climate-friendly.”
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