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LGA: COVID-19 has created ‘perfect storm’ of health inequalities
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A local path to net zero
Housing crisis: Over 4,500 classrooms worth of children stuck in temporary accommodation over summer holidays
As pupils have broken up from school, 119,830 children in England will be living in temporary accommodation during the end-of-year break, according to latest government figures.
BI podcast transcription: North Yorkshire County Council
Welcome to the latest episode of Nudges for Social Good, the LGA's podcast on behaviour change.
Haringey, Islington and Camden Partnership: Burgoyne Road
The sale of Burgoyne Road releases land for new housing units and creation of a community facility for residents.
LGA responds to £338 million government investment in walking and cycling
“Councils are at the heart of promoting and enabling more sustainable local journeys, and more government support for cycle lanes and new Highway Code guidance to make it safer on the roads will help us deliver safer cycling options to get more people on their bikes."
“COVID-19 has cruelly exposed and exacerbated the many social and health problems which existed before the pandemic, that need to be urgently addressed as part of our national recovery."
Everything you need to know about devolution in England.
LGA responds to Kerslake Commission on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping interim report
“We want to work closely with government on a cross-departmental homelessness prevention strategy, which sees councils supported with long-term funding to prevent homelessness from happening in the first place, with the changes to welfare benefits introduced following the coronavirus outbreak maintained for as long as they are needed.”
Police Staff Council (PSC) Employers’ Side Response to the Trade Union Side’s pay and conditions claim 2021
Local Government Association 18 Smith Square London, SW1P 3HZ email: firstname.lastname@example.org POLICE STAFF COUNCIL (Employers’ Side) Ben Priestley PSC
EMP circular 2/2021 - police staff pay 2021
Local Government Association, 18 Smith Square London, SW1P 3HZ e-mail: email@example.com POLICE STAFF COUNCIL (PSC) EMPLOYERS’ SIDE To: Force
Eight in 10 say it is important to have a say on all housing in their local area
A survey by the LGA, which represents councils, found 82 per cent of respondents felt it was important to be able to comment on individual plans for all housing developments in their local area.
The trials of hosting a G7 summit in the pandemic
An interview with Dr Rachel Wigglesworth, Director of Public Health, Cornwall Council and the Isles of Scilly Council
Coping with the rise of the Delta variant in Bolton
An interview with Dr Helen Lowey, Director of Public Health, Bolton Council
Winter, Delta and innovation - my first six months in the job
An interview with Vicky Head, Director of Public Health, Bedford, Central Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes
Building a compelling narrative for your council and why it matters, 20 July 2021
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