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COVID-19: good council practice
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LGA: In remembrance of the 100,000 lives lost to COVID-19
“This tragic milestone is a heartbreaking reminder of how many people have lost their lives to this dreadful disease and the terrible toll it has placed on family and friends.”
LGA responds to Sport England's Uniting the Movement strategy
“Councils are working hard to try and ensure sport and leisure facilities are available once national restrictions are eased and will have a key role to play in realising this Strategy’s ambitions.”
‘We had a recipe for something really bad – we had to get on front foot’
An interview with Dr Debbie Chase, Interim Director of Public Health, Southampton City Council
‘It’s a constant juggle – I had areas in three different tiers at same time’
An interview with Simon Bryant, Director of Public Health, Hampshire County Council and Isle of Wight Council
Debate on the Economic Affairs Committee report into social care funding, House of Lords, 28 January 2021
Adult social care and support is a vital service in its own right. It helps people of all ages to live the life they want to lead. It binds our communities, helps sustain the NHS and provides essential economic value to our country. Too often health and social care are set on unequal footings, with the latter viewed (sometimes solely) in terms of the role it can play in supporting the former.
LGA responds to £23m funding for community champions
Vaccinating as many people as possible is the only certain way we can get through this pandemic.
Psychologically-informed and reflective practice: safeguarding people experiencing homelessness, 18 January 2021
Presentations for this event are available here.
Wellbeing of children under five and supporting the early years sector affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, House of Commons 20 January 2021
The early years sector experienced challenges throughout the first national lockdown with more than 69,000 early years providers temporarily closing during the coronavirus pandemic.
How private and public sectors can work together for the benefit of the wider community and its economy
How a private-sector approach by Coventry City Council transformed the financial performance of Coombe Country Park for not only the benefit of its users, but the wider community too.
Joint circular no. 115 - maternity and adoption leave entitlement
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The future of public transport and the role of Local Government - report
The Local Government Association commissioned SYSTRA Ltd to undertake research to initiate a debate on the future of public transport in England, outside of London, with a focus on local bus services.
Information for councils on how to respond during extreme conditions.
LGA responds to new £120 million fund to boost social care sector staffing levels
“Extra funding to fill staff shortages and free up more experienced colleagues to focus on providing care directly will help with the immediate impact of the virus. Social care has been on the frontline throughout the coronavirus pandemic and our dedicated staff rightly need as much support as possible during this incredibly challenging period.”
Local flood risk management
Information about roles and responsibilities relating to the Flood and Water Management Act.
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