We aim to map the various elements that provide assurance of the performance of local government and to demonstrate how they all fit together. We hope that this framework will be useful both for councils and the public.
In the Autumn Statement, we are urging the Chancellor to provide the funding that children’s social care desperately needs and stabilise the children’s social care system before it is pushed to the brink.
Our Local Government Data Maturity Assessment Tool enables you to build a shared understanding of how well your local authority uses data. Based on the new Local Government Data Maturity Model it is easy to use and quick to complete.
The LGA is working with Government to improve access to data on asylum and resettlement so councils can both plan and monitor impacts. Details of currently published data by scheme is outlined on this page.
Our advanced and predictive analytics network (APAN) provides a place for analysts to discuss issues, share ideas and learn from each other. Through the network we also run webinars and share resources, guidance and development opportunities.
As part of our series of think pieces, Isla, a young person who is part of the NSPCC’s Young People’s Board for Change, explores from her personal experience what can be done to improve the mental health system for children and young people.
As part of our series of think pieces on children and young people's mental health, Andy Smith Vice President for the Association of Directors of Children's Service (ADCS) explores the current mental health system for children and young people and what more could be done to develop it.
Hope Virgo, author and founder of #DumpTheScales explores the topic of eating disorders amongst children and young people as part of our series of think pieces on children and young people's mental health.
Agreement has today been reached on the 2023 pay award for local government services (‘Green Book’) employees. In order for the NJC to reach formal collective agreements, its Constitution requires a majority on each Side of the NJC to be in favour. Representation (with voting rights) on the Trade Union Side is determined on the basis of membership size: UNISON has 31 seats, GMB has 16 and Unite has 11.