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Councils respond to Michael Gove appointment as MHCLG Secretary of State
Open call for photographs for COP26 exhibition stand
The National Children and Adult Services (NCAS) Conference 2021
Effective delivery of strategic sites
Effective delivery of strategic sites: a toolkit for planning authorities
LGA responds to Arts Council England's new Delivery Plan
Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Chair of the LGA’s Culture, Tourism and Sport Board responds to Arts Council England’s new Delivery Plan.
Guidance on Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) engagement
Initial expectations for the role of Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) within Integrated Care Systems (ICSs).
Beyond the roadmap: living with COVID-19, 14 September 2021
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Developing a safe and effective social media presence, 13 September 2021
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Building housing retrofit skills, 15 September 2021
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LGA responds to Covid autumn winter plan
“Councils stand ready to support the NHS in the roll out of a booster vaccination programme, including using their unique local knowledge to help contact and prioritise all those who are eligible."
The Government's Levelling up agenda, House of Commons debate, 15 September 2021
The White Paper will build on actions the Government is already taking to level up across the UK and will set out “bold new policy interventions to improve livelihoods and opportunities in all parts of the UK.”
Alcohol treatment and recovery: Building back better to support and transform people’s lives, 14 September 2021
LGA responds to COVID-19 vaccination for 12-15 year olds
“Vaccines are our ultimate route out of this pandemic and councils want to play their full part in what will be our largest ever school vaccination programme, given their existing close working relationship with schools, parents and health professionals."
Rural recognition, recovery, resilience and revitalisation
Pragmatix Advisory has been commissioned by the Local Government Association (LGA) to explore the economic challenges facing rural and coastal areas, with a particular focus on deprivation, and outline what steps government can take to strengthen the recovery and resilience of these communities within the current context.
Reducing fire risk in high rise social housing, House of Commons debate, September 2021
We welcome the introduction of the Fire Safety Act and the Building Safety Bill and hope they will be an important step in the right direction. We are however concerned about some of the practicalities of the implementation of new fire safety legislation for both resident safety and local authorities.
LGA: Pandemic recovery could bring £51 billion a year boost to rural and coastal economy
The LGA, which represents councils in England and Wales, has found that a rise in people ‘staycationing’, population movement away from urban areas and a greater focus on the green economy could all help deliver a £51 billion a year economic boost by 2030 to rural areas.
Securing the future of public sport and leisure services
The LGA alongside the Association for Public Services Excellence (ASPE), and Chief Cultural and Leisure Officers Association (CLOA) consulted with over 250 councils and a wide range of stakeholders to seek their views on what needs to change so that public sport and leisure services can operate sustainably and deliver the best outcomes for communities.
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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.