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Bus journeys fall by more than 300 million in five years
Behavioural Insights Programme: apply for grant funding
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.
Air quality in Portsmouth: Using Design Principles to address Air Quality
Public health in Portsmouth is threatened by poor air quality. Across the UK, it is estimated that air pollution contributes to between 28,000 and 36,000 deaths per year.
Active Herts is a research led and independently evaluated project which uses evidence-based behaviour change techniques to support inactive adults to increase their physical activity levels.
LGA responds to APPG inquiry into missing children
“Funding pressures alongside soaring demand for care are preventing councils from investing in the accommodation and support options at the level they need in order to provide the best and most appropriate help for all children and young people."
LGA Behavioural Insights Programme FAQs
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.
LGA responds to Money Advice Trust report on use of bailiffs
“Anyone having trouble paying their council bills should get in touch with their local authority for financial help and advice.”
LGA: Expand £210m NHS nurses’ training fund to include public health workers
Public health nurses working for or on behalf of councils help to deliver the Healthy Child Programme, providing vital early support to children and young families in the first few years of life, among many other crucial roles.
LGA response to MHCLG consultation on Building a Safer Future
Proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system - July 2019. The fire at Grenfell Tower exposed systemic failures in the building regulation system. It is right that we seek to correct these failures, to prevent a fire like the one at Grenfell tower from ever occurring again.
LGA responds to National Audit Office's SEND report
Chair of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, Cllr Judith Blake, responds to a report by the National Audit Office on the need to review the education of children with special educational needs.
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