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Restore active travel funding for councils
Sexual health services at risk of breaking point
2023 Local Government Apprentice of the Year announced
Restore active travel funding for councils – LGA on NAO report into Active Travel England
It is disappointing that councils have seen an unexpected £200 million cut to their budgets for active travel projects
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council: Inclusive entry-level positions
Barnsley Council’s ‘inclusive offer’ creates opportunities for young people who need extra support to benefit from work.
Adult social care assurance: the return of regulation and the role of elected members, 6 June 2023
Presentations from this event are available here.
Sexual health services at risk of breaking point: LGA responds to UKHSA statistics on new STI diagnoses
These new statistics continue to show that local council-commissioned sexual health services are at risk of breaking point, with rising demand coming at the same time as real terms cuts to funding
Population Intervention Triangle toolkit
Place based approaches for addressing health inequalities, material developed by the LGA and Public Health England.
LGA response : CIPFA Survey – “Impact of the Move to Improve the Reporting of Infrastructure Assets including a (possible) move to a Depreciated Replacement Cost Measurement Basis”.
This response has been cleared by the leading members of the LGA’s Resources Board.
When worlds collide
The Care Quality Commission (CQC), through its reviews over the past year, has identified that progress on integration is not being made in care and
National Employers’ letter to DLUHC - 25 July 2022
Councillor Sian Goding, Chair, National Employers for local government letter to Rt Hon Greg Clark MP.
Death of Cllr Judi Billing
“For many years Judi worked tirelessly with us and her huge contribution to helping councils improve services for the many people who rely upon them, means she leaves a lasting legacy."
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Leading Healthier Places
It is a time of major statutory change across health and social care, with the Health and Care Bill, the adult social care white paper, the Build Back
Behavioural Insights Programme showcase 2022
Our Behavioural Insights Programme showcase on sustainable travel and health inequalities highlighted the results and the impact of projects delivered as part of Phase 8 of our Behavioural Insights Programme.
Debate on the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care
Councils want to do all they can to keep children and young people safe and to help them to thrive.
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