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LGA responds to building safety measures coming into force

The LGA has long argued that blameless leaseholders should not have to pay for fire safety defects resulting from 20 years of regulatory failure and industry malpractice. We are pleased the Government has listened, although we remain concerned that the measures announced today will be insufficient to protect all leaseholders who own the freeholds of their blocks.

LGA responds to building safety measures coming into force

Inflation and National Living Wage pressures to add £3.6 billion extra costs onto council budgets - LGA analysis

"Soaring inflation, energy prices and National Living Wage pressures are putting council services at risk. Budgets are having to be reset with potential cuts to the essential services people rely on, in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis."

Inflation and National Living Wage pressures to add £3.6 billion extra costs onto council budgets - LGA analysis

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill, Committee Stage, House of Commons, June 2022

The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill acts upon long running asks from councils and the LGA for further devolution in England. We are pleased that the Government has proposed to speed up the process and make good on its commitment to offer all of England the opportunity to benefit from a devolution deal by 2030.

Briefing

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill, Committee Stage, House of Commons, June 2022

Building Safety Bill, Report Stage, House of Commons, 19 January 2022

No leaseholder should have to pay the costs of making their homes safe and the Secretary of State’s threat to use the legal system to ensure developers meet their responsibilities to leaseholders is a positive step in the right direction. However, leaseholders are not the only innocent victims of the construction industry’s failure to build safe homes.

Building Safety Bill, Report Stage, House of Commons, 19 January 2022

Supplier payments over £500 | December 2021

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Supplier payments over £500 | December 2021

LGA responds to Joseph Rowntree Foundation report into UK poverty

“2022 is likely to be tougher than most, particularly for those on lower incomes, with many households feeling the impacts of the pandemic on their earnings, alongside the removal of the £20 Universal Credit uplift and rising costs of energy and food."

News

LGA responds to Joseph Rowntree Foundation report into UK poverty

T Level support programme brochure

This brochure provides information and LGA insight to support the introduction of T Level industry placement opportunities in your council. The Department for Education (DFE) maintains information for employers about the introduction of T Levels and guidance on introducing successful industry placements – links to this further information are included throughout the brochure.

Publications

T Level support programme brochure