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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA: certainty needed over ongoing COVID-19 funding for vital local services
Public health on the frontline: responding to COVID-19
Approaches to the use of screens in private hire vehicles (PHVs) and taxis (during the COVID-19 pandemic)
To support authorities in considering this, this note signposts councils to relevant general guidance, as well sharing approaches taken by authorities which have taken a position on the use of screens.
Data and cyber security: guidance for commissioners of adult social care services
A rough guide to supporting adult social care providers to improve data and cyber security measures.
New guidance to help parks in England reopen
The LGA has collaborated on a new guide to help councils and other park managers in England safely reopen urban and country parks, gardens and wider green spaces.
National contingency plan for invasive mosquitoes - summer 2020
Actions that should be taken in the event of a non-native invasive mosquito species of public or animal health importance being detected in England.
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sustainability of the pre-school sector, House of Lords, 8 June 2020
More than 69,000 early years providers have temporarily closed during the coronavirus pandemic, with many settings citing financial difficulties as a key reason. Among those that have remained open, many are operating at a loss.
Resumption of live sport - brief guidance note
This note provides a brief overview of councils’ regulatory responsibilities where there is a relevant sports ground in their area, to assist senior officers and members in seeking assurance on this issue. More detailed guidance for operational leads has been developed by the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA).
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