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LGA responds to research on end of life care
Brexit White Paper: LGA response
LGA responds to latest delayed transfers of care figures
LGA responds to HCLG Committee Report on building safety
"The tragedy that unfolded at Grenfell Tower must never be allowed to happen again and we must ensure that those who live, work and visit high-rise and high-risk buildings are safe."
National PrEP programme - LGA response
We fully support PrEP being made available to everyone who needs it and are working with Public Health England and NHS England to launch a national programme following the trial period and subsequent evaluation to avoid any delay in national roll-out.
LGA responds to family childcare trust survey
Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Chair of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, responds to a survey by the Family and Childcare Trust on holiday childcare costs.
Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responds to research by King’s College London on palliative and end-of-life care.
Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill, Third Reading, House of Lords - 18 July 2018
We continue to engage extensively in discussions with the Government on the implementation of further business rates retention and the Fair Funding Review. These reforms are important and are something local government has called for.
Addressing the incidence of obesity, House of Lords debate - 18 July 2018
Obesity is a complex problem with a large number of different but often interlinked causes. Councils take obesity seriously as evidenced by the fact they have spent over £15 billion on public health since 2013, with over £1 billion tackling child and adult obesity, and physical inactivity.
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