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.
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.
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.
LGA responds to NAO report on support for vulnerable adolescents
“This report builds on the concerns raised by councils and the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care around the need for far better join up across government, working with councils, to support vulnerable adolescents.
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
Technical Briefing 2: Developing Effective Partnerships with the Supply Chain
The supply chain for energy retrofit is still underdeveloped, and supply chain companies face particular pressures and challenges in engaging with retrofit. The second themed Technical Briefing heard from three speakers to give different perspectives on this challenge.
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.”