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Coronavirus: information for councils
New podcast episode: Forget What You Think You Know about...councils
LGA responds to High Court Judgement on holding online and hybrid council meetings
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Forget What You Think You Know about...councils
In this episode, one of our NGDP graduates, Esther Barrott, explores what councils really do and why it's important to vote in the upcoming elections, with the help of experts Jackie Weaver, Councillor Peter Fleming and Lord Simon Woolley.
Driving efficiency in the delivery of Green Homes Grant LAD2 projects, Tuesday 4 May 2021
View the presentation slides from this virtual event.
Leadership Academy impact survey 2019-2020
Leadership Academic impact survey results show it improved the ability of most councillors to carry out their role.
Leadership Essentials impact survey 2019-20
Findings from an impact survey sent to delegates of the 2019/20 Leadership Essentials programme.
Adult social care, health and wellbeing
Sustainable funding and better integration with health services enable councils to continue to support people to live safe, healthy, active, independent lives.
Funding for local government
Fair and sustainable funding enables councils to plan and deliver essential public services beyond the short term.
Children, education and schools
Councils have the powers and resources they need to help children and young people to fulfil their potential and offer lifelong learning opportunities for all.
Narrowing inequalities and protecting communities
Councils lead and work with diverse communities and partners to address inequalities and build safe, cohesive and resilient communities.
Our major contracts
Our current major suppliers at the LGA.
The LGA Board is supported by nine policy boards who together are responsible for developing our policies and campaigns.
Places to live and work
Councils lead the way in driving inclusive and sustainable recovery, building the homes that people need and creating places where they want to live.
We support councils continuously to improve and innovate through a programme of practical peer-based support underpinned by strong local leadership and through our service delivery partnerships.
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.