Tackling the fragmentation of the sexual health system
In Derby and Derbyshire, local government, the NHS and voluntary sector organisations have set up a partnership to encourage innovation and new ways of working in sexual health. The approach is helping to tackle some of the problems caused by the fragmentation of the system.
Blackburn with Darwen People’s Jury on the Climate Change Crisis
Meeting over 30 hours between September and December 2022, the Jury heard from commentators on the causes and consequences of climate change and elected to hear more on education and communication, housing and transport.
London Bi-Borough: digital disruption and transformation in SEND services
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, and Westminster City Council, known as London’s Bi-Borough, adopted a collaborative approach to drive transformation in 2018 with the ambition of being the number one SEND service in the country; a target which has been accomplished.
Illegal Migration Bill Committee Stage, House of Lords, 24 May 2023
Local government would welcome discussions with Government on potential impacts on councils of the Illegal Migration Bill. A Committee of the Whole House will take place in the House of Lords from 24 May 2023.
Supporting the integration of Local Enterprise Partnerships
The Local Government Association (LGA) commissioned Shared Intelligence (Si) to provide support for councils and combined authorities undertaking Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) integration and to share good practice and learning.
Hertfordshire County Council: Budget scrutiny and budgetary constraints
At the budget scrutiny, a task and finish group approach is adopted. Each portfolio is scrutinised by a small group of members over a dedicated period, providing opportunity for focused challenge and questioning.