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Queen’s Speech: LGA responds to review of counter-terrorism strategy and formation of Counter-Extremism Commission
Cllr Simon Blackburn, Chair of the LGA’s Safer and Stronger Communities Board, responds to a government review of the counter-terrorism strategy, and the formation of a Counter-Extremism Commission, announced in the Queen’s Speech.
Queen's Speech: Councils respond to lack of measures to address children's social care funding pressures
Richard Watts, Chair of the LGA’s Children and Young People Board, says pressures facing children’s services are rapidly becoming unsustainable, with a £2 billion funding gap expected to open by 2020.