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LGA responds to broadband expansion plans

“Fast, reliable internet access is an everyday necessity and this latest announcement will help boost connectivity to more places."

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LGA responds to broadband expansion plans

Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: Round 33 October 2022

Six key indicators are used to measure residents’ views of their local council. Respondents are also asked to indicate their level of satisfaction with nine council services. Other questions focus on perceptions of safety, trust in politicians and government, and media coverage of councils. Additional questions are occasionally asked.

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Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: Round 33 October 2022

Local government unites to mark World AIDS Day

Each year, people around the globe come together to commemorate World AIDS Day on 1 December. Our latest blog post from Councillor David Fothergill outlines the progress that's been made and what more can be done.

Local government unites to mark World AIDS Day

Employer update on LGS pay 2022 and 2023

Now that the 2022 local government pay negotiations have been concluded, with pay deals being achieved without the prospect of national industrial action, we share some thoughts on this year’s process and to look ahead to what is going to be another very challenging pay round in 2023.

Employer update on LGS pay 2022 and 2023

LGA: Stamping out abuse of councillors

New toolkit aimed at putting an end to the increasing intimidation reported by a number of councillors as they attempt to go about their daily business supporting local residents.

LGA: Stamping out abuse of councillors

Celebrating 175 years of Directors of Public Health

Blog post from Councillor David Fothergill celebrating the achievements of Directors of Public Health and where it all started in 1847 when Liverpool became the first city in the world to appoint an officer of health.

Celebrating 175 years of Directors of Public Health

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