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LGA: certainty needed over ongoing COVID-19 funding for vital local services
Public health on the frontline: responding to COVID-19
Coronavirus: information for councils
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The economic lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures necessary to repair the UK economy, House of Lords, Thursday 4 June 2020
Councils are working tirelessly to protect lives, livelihoods and the most vulnerable in our communities. They have ensured that our most important public services keep running successfully.
LGA briefing: Infection Control Fund Grant Conditions
A briefing to assist councils with understanding the new Infection Control Grant and its requirements.
Coronavirus: certainty needed over ongoing COVID-19 funding for vital local services
"Councils will need further funding and financial flexibilities in the weeks and months ahead to meet ongoing COVID-19 pressures and to keep services running normally."
LGA responds to Children's Society report on financial hardship
Responding to the Children’s Society report which found long-term and sustained cuts to local emergency support schemes are leaving families, especially those affected by coronavirus, with nowhere to turn in a financial crisis, Cllr Richard Watts, Chair of the LGA’s Resources Board, said:
Directors of public health from across the country talk about the local response to COVID-19.
MSP Practice Toolkit Handbook
Topic based with links to key resources and practice tools for use across all areas of practice
Policing and fire governance: guidance for police and crime panels
This guidance has been produced for police (fire) and crime panel chairs, members and support officers and those with whom they work. It is intended to provide information about the statutory roles of panels and to highlight good practice that has been developed over the years since panels were first established.
Visit the Exchange
A space for councils to share learning and support each other.
Developing and sustaining effective local SEND systems
We would like to invite partners from local areas to a regional workshop on developing and sustaining effective partnership working and joint commissioning across education, health and care services in local SEND systems.
Communications and parliamentary network, 10 July 2019
Download the presentations from this event.
Sign up to our Brexit bulletin
Latest updates and information for councils on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union
Outcomes from the Counter Fraud Fund
A report on the outcomes from the Counter Fraud Fund, established by MHCLG, for which councils were able to bid in the autumn of 2014.
Healthy New Towns Programme: Cranbrook
Cranbrook, is a green field development new town within East Devon to the north east of Exeter. With a current
population of about 4,500 expected to rise to over 18,000 by 2030.
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.