LGA responds to additional funding for health research and technology
"Obesity, cancer and additional are some of the biggest health challenges facing us as a country and so it is good to see additional investment in technology and research to help improve the health of our local communities."
Procurement Bill, Report Stage, House of Lords, 28 November 2022
Our primary concern is that the Bill will significantly limit public bodies from using the current vertical and horizontal procurement exemptions, which enable councils and public sector bodies to enter into collaborative arrangements to run efficient public services.
Breaking point: Securing the future of sexual health services
This report comes at a time when commissioners and providers of sexual health services have been making repeated calls to the government to address the long-term funding and capacity challenges across local authority commissioned sexual health services.