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LGA Climate Change Programme – decarbonising transport action learning sets: Session three

In August 2022, the Local Government Association commissioned a programme of Action Learning Sets (ALS) that will bring together local authority councillors and officers to address challenges they currently face relating to decarbonising transport. The blog summarises the outcome of the third session.

LGA Climate Change Programme – decarbonising transport action learning sets: Session three

Advanced and Predictive Analytics Network in Local Government (APAN)

APAN is a network of local government data analysts and other invited experts set up to discuss, share and consider the opportunities, benefits and risks of using advanced analysis and predictive analytics in local government settings.

Advanced and Predictive Analytics Network in Local Government (APAN)

Data Science Campus

The Office for National Statistics' Data Science Campus works at the frontier of data science and AI – building skills and applying tools, methods and practices – to create new understanding and improve decision-making for public good.

Data Science Campus

Online Safety Bill, Remaining Stages, House of Commons, 5 December 2022

Whilst the Bill provides a definition of harm and sets out how harmful content will be prioritised for child and adult users; it remains unclear what types of harm platforms will need to protect users against. We urge the Government to set out their proposed categories of harmful content to children and adults as soon as possible and consult with independent experts to define and prioritise harmful content.

Briefing

Online Safety Bill, Remaining Stages, House of Commons, 5 December 2022

Place-based adult skills and training

Improving adult skills is vital to individual progression in work and to the productive growth of the economy. The LGA commissioned this study, by the Heseltine Institute at the University of Liverpool, to evidence the continuing need for improved adult skills and the contribution of local government to delivering inclusive, economically relevant and place-based training.

Place-based adult skills and training

New mobility options: car clubs

This report provides an overview of the car club market, defining the different models before exploring their benefits and then considerations for councils to ensure the benefits are realised.

New mobility options: car clubs

Debate on e-petition 615623 relating to staff-child ratios in early years childcare, 14 November 2022

The LGA has long highlighted that funding for early entitlements is insufficient, which is resulting in a recruitment and retainment crisis in the sector, impacting the quality of childcare provision and the availability of good support for children, particularly those with special education needs and disabilities (SEND).

Debate on e-petition 615623 relating to staff-child ratios in early years childcare, 14 November 2022