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LGA Climate Change Programme – decarbonising transport action learning sets: Session three

In August 2022, the Local Government Association commissioned a programme of Action Learning Sets (ALS) that will bring together local authority councillors and officers to address challenges they currently face relating to decarbonising transport. The blog summarises the outcome of the third session.

LGA Climate Change Programme – decarbonising transport action learning sets: Session three

Advanced and Predictive Analytics Network in Local Government (APAN)

APAN is a network of local government data analysts and other invited experts set up to discuss, share and consider the opportunities, benefits and risks of using advanced analysis and predictive analytics in local government settings.

Advanced and Predictive Analytics Network in Local Government (APAN)

Data Science Campus

The Office for National Statistics' Data Science Campus works at the frontier of data science and AI – building skills and applying tools, methods and practices – to create new understanding and improve decision-making for public good.

Data Science Campus

Online Safety Bill, Remaining Stages, House of Commons, 5 December 2022

Whilst the Bill provides a definition of harm and sets out how harmful content will be prioritised for child and adult users; it remains unclear what types of harm platforms will need to protect users against. We urge the Government to set out their proposed categories of harmful content to children and adults as soon as possible and consult with independent experts to define and prioritise harmful content.

Briefing

Online Safety Bill, Remaining Stages, House of Commons, 5 December 2022

Strategy

Best practices for embedding cyber security into your council's commercial strategy and determining which assets need to be protected.

Strategy

How to engage with suppliers to refine cyber security controls

Market engagement is a key part of any procurement process, and can be a great way of testing and refining requirements before tendering, as well as maximising outreach to promote a wider and more diverse supplier base.

How to engage with suppliers to refine cyber security controls

Debate Not Hate

Debating and disagreeing with one another is a healthy part of democracy, but abuse and intimidation crosses the line into dangerous territory. The right engagement matters.

Debate Not Hate

Wellbeing support for councillors - Middlesbrough Council

Being a councillor is both a privilege and a tremendous responsibility and, as high-profile members of the community, councillors may experience abuse of varying severity during their term of office.

Case Study

Wellbeing support for councillors - Middlesbrough Council

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