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Councils are housing an extra secondary school's worth of homeless children each month
The numbers of homeless children councils are having to house in temporary accommodation has increased by more than a third in the last three years, equivalent to an extra secondary schools’ worth of children every month, local government leaders warn today.
A fundamental review of services for children
How can Local Authorities work together better to improve children’s outcomes and create a more innovative, responsive, and sustainable system for delivery?
LGA responds to Ipsos MORI report on unmet needs in social care
“Adult social care is at a tipping point. The huge financial pressures councils are under means they are barely managing to provide the care services that support those in greatest need."
Response to family and childcare trust survey on holiday childcare costs
“Councils are already working with families and providers to identify what families in their local areas need, and how providers can meet those needs."
The future of adult social care: sticking plasters or total support on the road to a full recovery?
LGA calls for ‘urgent and immediate’ building regulation review
"We cannot wait for the result of the public inquiry or coroner’s report before this review is started. We have to act based on what we know now, while being prepared to revisit the building regulations again in the future if any additional lessons need to be learned."
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