LGA responds to additional funding for health research and technology
"Obesity, cancer and additional are some of the biggest health challenges facing us as a country and so it is good to see additional investment in technology and research to help improve the health of our local communities."
Procurement Bill, Report Stage, House of Lords, 28 November 2022
Our primary concern is that the Bill will significantly limit public bodies from using the current vertical and horizontal procurement exemptions, which enable councils and public sector bodies to enter into collaborative arrangements to run efficient public services.
LGA responds to NAO report on support for vulnerable adolescents
“This report builds on the concerns raised by councils and the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care around the need for far better join up across government, working with councils, to support vulnerable adolescents.
DG Cities was commissioned by the Local Government Association to capture insights and intelligence that can support councils to utilise neighbourhood strategies and solutions to deliver against their decarbonisation objectives
Technical Briefing 2: Developing Effective Partnerships with the Supply Chain
The supply chain for energy retrofit is still underdeveloped, and supply chain companies face particular pressures and challenges in engaging with retrofit. The second themed Technical Briefing heard from three speakers to give different perspectives on this challenge.
LGA responds to House of Lords Built Environment Committee report on fare zoning
“A greater role for councils in local rail services, a through ticketing system and greater franchising powers would help councils everywhere boost public passenger numbers thereby cutting congestion and making our air cleaner for this and future generations.”