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MPs support greater powers and funding for councils ahead of Queen's Speech
LGA in Parliament 2020/21
Failure to act on social care in Queen’s Speech will be ‘bitter blow’
LGA submission: Independent Review of Destination Management Organisations
This review is timely and much needed in light of the challenges posed to the visitor economy by the pandemic, which has exacerbated pre-existing weaknesses as well as creating significant new issues.
Coronavirus: information for councils
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
LGA responds to Age UK report on an increase in older people’s social care need due to the pandemic
“We need to see the Queen’s Speech finally set out the plans we have been waiting for and make good on the Prime Minister’s promise to ‘fix social care’, once and for all.”
The LGA is calling on the Government to use the Queen’s Speech to bring forward “turbo-charged” proposals for devolution that give all councils across country the power to meet the challenges and opportunities facing their communities over the coming decade.
A councillor's guide to leading the homelessness sector
In this guide, we seek to provide councillors whether in cabinet, scrutiny or their own wards, with some key information about homelessness.
Your first ten days as a lead member for children's services
This guide is intended to help provide some structure to your first few days in office, and to cut through some of the initial ‘noise’, so that you can focus on what’s important straight away, and what you need to be thinking about going forward.
COM-B template to understand vaccine hesitancy
Going through the prompts can help you understand the existing gaps in capability, opportunity and motivation in your community to comply with the desired behaviour. The prompts can also help you to develop questions for your focus groups and surveys.
Confidence, complacency, convenience model of vaccine hesitancy
The 3C (confidence, complacency, convenience) model of vaccine hesitancy was developed by the SAGE Working Group to map three main factors that influence vaccine uptake: confidence barriers, complacency barriers and convenience barriers.
COVID vaccination uptake resource list
Applying behavioural insights to improve COVID vaccination uptake resource list
Local Government Association Governance Framework
Police staff pay 2021
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Bulletin 74 on teachers’ pensions
Three-step guide to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations
Working with The Behaviouralist we have developed a three-step guide to help councils.
A councillor’s workbook on the local pathway to net zero
Local authorities have a crucial role to play in achieving the UK’s 2050 Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions target, this workbook can help councillors achieve this.
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.