Local Government Association

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MCR Live survey report: September 2022

The survey was sent to 42 local authorities (LAs) in England and Wales that are live on Monthly Contributions Reconciliation (MCR) between 31 August 2022 and 19 September 2022

MCR Live survey report: September 2022

Bulletin 84 on teachers' pensions

Bulletin 84 reports on last month’s meetings of the LGA’s TPLAAG meetings where the TPS administration was discussed.

Bulletin 84 on teachers' pensions

LGA responds to Lords Adult Social Care Committee report: A “gloriously ordinary life’’

Cllr David Fothergill, Chairman of the Local Government Association Community Wellbeing Board said: “This excellent report could be a blueprint for the way forward for adult social care and we fully support the central message that social care should be seen as a “national imperative”. The positive framing of social care and the core focus on people who draw on care and support is particularly welcoming.

LGA responds to Lords Adult Social Care Committee report: A “gloriously ordinary life’’

Section two: Why invest in local culture?

Society is facing an array of major global challenges: the pandemic, climate change and cost-of-living crisis. All these issues play out in a local context and shape our communities and the organisations who serve them.

Section two: Why invest in local culture?

Podcast transcript (Nudges for Social Good) – Cheshire East Council: using behavioural insights to improve men's mental health

Transcript of episode 15 of our behavioural insights podcast – Nudges for Social Good – in which Katy Ellison and Carys Ward of Cheshire East Council discuss their behavioural insights trial which focused on improving men’s mental health during the COVID-19 lockdowns.

Podcast transcript (Nudges for Social Good) – Cheshire East Council: using behavioural insights to improve men's mental health

Council guide to tackling modern slavery

This revised modern slavery guidance provides an overview of modern slavery and the UK framework for tackling it, and provides targeted sections for officers working in different council services to help them understand their specific responsibilities.

Council guide to tackling modern slavery

What is good health?

Councillor Fothergill on the importance of focusing on generating good health rather than concentrating on sickness and illness

What is good health?