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Tackling modern slavery: council case studies
The case studies in this document build on the detailed guidance we published in 2017, and on the modern slavery workshops which we have held around the country.
Councillor guide to tackling modern slavery
This guidance is targeted specifically at councillors, and highlights the specific role that individual councillors can play in raising awareness of the issue and embedding work to tackle slavery within councils.
LGA responds to new Domestic Abuse Commissioner announcement
“Our ambition must be to reduce the number of victims, with greater investment in early intervention and prevention schemes, including in perpetrator programmes, that help stop domestic abuse happening in the first place."
LGA responds to Select Committee report into connectivity gap leaving rural communities behind
“Councils are best placed to understand the digital needs of their local areas. They have been at the centre of delivering the Superfast Broadband Programme, having committed £740 million to extending connectivity to the hardest to reach areas, but cannot fix the issue alone."
LGA Submission to the Home Office Transparency in Supply Chains Consultation
The LGA welcomes this consultation and many of the recommendations in the Independent Review.
National Graduate Development Programme 2019/20 brochure
Our fast-track graduate programme provides the opportunity to work directly with communities, but also to influence policies and plans at a senior level. All while earning a graduate salary and completing our local government-specific leadership and management qualification.
Behavioural Insights Programme 2019/20
LGA responds to Heritage Open Days
“Many councils across the country are celebrating Heritage Open Days by running events in important cultural buildings and green spaces."
LGA responds to Prime Minister's pledge to include Domestic Abuse Bill in Queen's Speech
“Tackling domestic abuse is an issue that councils take very seriously which is why we support further measures to improve work with local partners to help support more victims and stop this horrendous crime."
LGA responds to Carers UK report on unpaid carers
“Our care system could not survive without the contribution of unpaid carers who provide vital support for thousands of people every day."
LGA responds to RSPH report on tackling childhood obesity
Cllr Ian Hudspeth, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responds to a RSPH report on improving the street environment to help tackle childhood obesity.
LGA responds to latest homelessness statistics
Local Government Association’s Housing spokesman, Cllr David Renard, responds to the latest homelessness statistics showing the number of households living in temporary accommodation.
LGA responds to Homes for Later Living report
The Local Government Association’s Housing spokesman, Cllr David Renard, responds to a report by Homes for Later Living, which claims poor housing is set to contribute to almost one million more older people suffering falls-related injuries.
LGA Response to The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005: call for evidence July 2019
We are not commenting on any feature other than the use of the FSO in relation to multi-occupancy high-rise buildings. Our responses contained below.
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