Local Government Association

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‘Cross-government support needed to address skills shortage in culture and creativity’ – LGA statement on Communications and Digital Committee Report on our creative future.

"The creative industries are an important driver of local economies: prior to the pandemic, they accounted for 2.2 million jobs, geographically dispersed in more than 700 micro clusters across the UK."

‘Cross-government support needed to address skills shortage in culture and creativity’ – LGA statement on Communications and Digital Committee Report on our creative future.

One Public Estate: Brownfield Land Release Fund (BLRF2) Round 2 – fund details

Since 2017, One Public Estate (OPE) has partnered with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to deliver the Brownfield Land Release Fund (BLRF) and its predecessor the Land Release Fund (LRF), DLUHC funded programmes that enable councils to bring forward their surplus land for new homes.

One Public Estate: Brownfield Land Release Fund (BLRF2) Round 2 – fund details

Online Safety Bill, Remaining Stages, House of Commons, 17 January 2023

The Local Government Association (LGA) supports the overall aims of the Online Safety Bill (OSB), which makes provisions for Ofcom to regulate certain internet services. The regulation proposed in this Bill is aimed at ensuring platforms have systems and processes in place to deal with illegal and harmful content and their associated risk. 

Online Safety Bill, Remaining Stages, House of Commons, 17 January 2023