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LGA responds to COVID-19 and flu winter booster vaccination campaign

Commenting on the announcement of a winter vaccination campaign for both COVID-19 and flu, Cllr David Fothergill, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing said:

“This winter there are two essential vaccines needed to protect yourself and those around you; the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 booster vaccine.

“Councils and their directors of public health will be doing all they can to work with NHS partners to support the take up of the booster vaccination rollout.

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LGA responds to COVID-19 and flu winter booster vaccination campaign

Housing our ageing population

This report, commissioned by the LGA from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (authors: Ian Copeman and Lois Beech), makes a number of recommendations to government on how we can best meet the needs of people in later life with case studies demonstrating how councils are addressing the housing needs of an ageing population.

Housing our ageing population

LGA launches Digital Pathfinders Programme

The Local Government Association (LGA) has launched its Digital Pathfinders Programme to help councils innovate and pioneer projects to advance digital inclusion, digital connectivity, and cyber security.

LGA launches Digital Pathfinders Programme

Independent Review of Children’s Social Care Case for Change

The Local Government Association welcomes the independent review of children’s social care, a once in a generation opportunity to ensure that the system is set up, resourced and operating in the best possible way to keep children and young people safe and ensure they can enjoy their lives and fulfil their potential.

Independent Review of Children’s Social Care Case for Change

Early learning in developing toolkits to tackle childhood obesity

This note sets out key lessons on the development of toolkits to tackle childhood obesity drawn from the discussion at an online workshop hosted by the Bradford and Birmingham Trailblazers.

Early learning in developing toolkits to tackle childhood obesity

Police staff pay 2021 update

Update on the Police Staff Council’s pay negotiations on the Trade Union Side’s pay and conditions claim for 2021.

Police staff pay 2021 update

Local service delivery and place-shaping: A framework to support parish and town councils

​​​​​​​This document presents a framework for principal councils looking to support parish and town (local) councils to play an increased role in local service delivery and place-shaping. While it is aimed at principal councils, the research has also been steered by interviews and discussion with representatives of the local council sector.

Local service delivery and place-shaping: A framework to support parish and town councils

Mapping Support and Liability for Economically Vulnerable Households

This report sets out the key mechanisms in place at both national and local levels to support economically vulnerable households through the COVID-19 crisis, and present modelling results of the potential impact of the removal of these support mechanisms.

Mapping Support and Liability for Economically Vulnerable Households