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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

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

Neighbourhood approach to decarbonisation

DG Cities was commissioned by the Local Government Association to capture insights and intelligence that can support councils to utilise neighbourhood strategies and solutions to deliver against their decarbonisation objectives

Neighbourhood approach to decarbonisation

LGA responds to House of Lords Built Environment Committee report on fare zoning

“A greater role for councils in local rail services, a through ticketing system and greater franchising powers would help councils everywhere boost public passenger numbers thereby cutting congestion and making our air cleaner for this and future generations.”

LGA responds to House of Lords Built Environment Committee report on fare zoning