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LGA responds to announcement of next Prime Minister
LGA responds to prevention green paper
#CouncilsCan: Spending Review 2019
LGA responds to Waste and Resources Strategy consultation response from DEFRA
“We are pleased Defra has listened to many of our concerns, including seeking further evidence on mandatory free garden waste collections, and recognising the need for local flexibility on compulsory food waste collections and separate collections of materials for recycling."
The role and sufficiency of youth services - House of Commons, 24 July 2019
Councils provide a wide range of youth services. As local authority budgets have reduced and demand for services has increased, councils have had to make difficult decisions about how to use increasingly limited resources on youth services.
Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the LGA, responds to the announcement that Boris Johnson is to become the next Prime Minister.
Cllr Ian Hudspeth, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responds to to the publication of the Government’s green paper on prevention.
LGA responds to CIPD report on under-investment in training
Cllr Mark Hawthorne, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s People and Places Board, responds to the report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development into employers’ under-investment in training.
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