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Bus journeys fall by more than 300 million in five years
Behavioural Insights Programme: apply for grant funding
LGA Submission to the Home Office Transparency in Supply Chains Consultation
The LGA welcomes this consultation and many of the recommendations in the Independent Review.
National Graduate Development Programme 2019/20 brochure
Our fast-track graduate programme provides the opportunity to work directly with communities, but also to influence policies and plans at a senior level. All while earning a graduate salary and completing our local government-specific leadership and management qualification.
Air quality in Portsmouth: Using Design Principles to address Air Quality
Public health in Portsmouth is threatened by poor air quality. Across the UK, it is estimated that air pollution contributes to between 28,000 and 36,000 deaths per year.
Active Herts is a research led and independently evaluated project which uses evidence-based behaviour change techniques to support inactive adults to increase their physical activity levels.
LGA responds to APPG inquiry into missing children
“Funding pressures alongside soaring demand for care are preventing councils from investing in the accommodation and support options at the level they need in order to provide the best and most appropriate help for all children and young people."
LGA Behavioural Insights Programme FAQs
LGA responds to HCLG Committee report on local government finance
“The Committee is right to recognise our call for securing the sustainability of local services to be the Government’s top priority."
LGA responds to London Councils report on adult social care
"If councils are to continue helping people who rely on vital care and support to lead the lives they want to lead, they need funding certainty for both the immediate and long-term."
Councils save more than £100 million through LGA sector-led improvement
The Local Government Association’s sector-led improvement (SLI) offer has helped councils save more than £100 million over the past year
Councils in charge: making the case for electric charging investment
This publication is intended as a guide for councillors to help them understand the current landscape for electric vehicle charging infrastructure and engage with their officers, colleagues and the wider public with more confidence.
#CouncilsCan: Spending Round 2019
#CouncilsCan: looking to the future
LGA responds to NHS Health Checks review
"Councils have done a tremendous job in inviting more than 14 million eligible people to have a check over the last five years, of which 6.8 million have taken up the offer."
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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.