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Nine in ten councillors back call for social care priority in government
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021: book your free ticket now
Sector-led improvement in 2020/21
LGA responds to new advertising rules on unhealthy foods
"Any efforts to tackle the causes of obesity needs to be part of a whole systems approach, if we are to help the Government meet its target of halving childhood obesity by 2030."
NJC for brigade managers - pay award 2021
National Joint Council for brigade managers of local authority fire and rescue services
Councillors from across the country and political spectrum have called on the Government to give greater priority to social care and start committing more resources to it now.
UPRN: Find my local address and street custodian
The ‘find my custodian’ service enables you to identify quickly who your custodian is, to support with enhancements of your case management systems, which is a precursor to making better use of data and improving service delivery in your local area.
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021
Road to COP26
Learn about the 26th Climate Change Conference
Essex County Council: BLUEPRINT to a Circular Economy Project
Essex County Council is leading this ERDF-funded project. BLUEPRINT will help local authorities in England, France and beyond transition to a circular economy. They are working with partners across the France (Channel) England (FCE) region to help local authorities connect the circular economy to sustainable and inclusive growth. The project will create a toolkit for local authorities, develop a circular economy training programme and engage residents and businesses in circular economy practices.
Economic Growth - case studies
A selection of case studies which highlight how councils have been innovative in helping their local economies grow.
Economic Growth - support and events
A list of upcoming and past events related to economic growth including roundtables, which forms part of our support offer.
LGA responds to CSA Centre report
"Child sexual abuse is a horrific crime, and councils across the country are working closely with their partners to identify children at risk and keep them safe."
LGA responds to NAO report into DWP pandemic support
“Councils want to build on this success to ensure local communities benefit more from national schemes."
LGA statement: Lord Porter appointed to MHCLG Board as non-executive director
“His appointment is a positive sign of MHCLG’s determination to be powerful advocate for local government across central government.”
Investing in children and young people, House of Commons, 9 June 2021
It is vital that vulnerable children, who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, are the focus of this programme of work.
Joint Negotiating Committee for Youth and Community Workers - Trade union side pay and conditions claim 2021
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