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LGA responds to COVID-19 and flu winter booster vaccination campaign

Commenting on the announcement of a winter vaccination campaign for both COVID-19 and flu, Cllr David Fothergill, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing said:

“This winter there are two essential vaccines needed to protect yourself and those around you; the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 booster vaccine.

“Councils and their directors of public health will be doing all they can to work with NHS partners to support the take up of the booster vaccination rollout.

News

LGA responds to COVID-19 and flu winter booster vaccination campaign

Housing our ageing population

This report, commissioned by the LGA from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (authors: Ian Copeman and Lois Beech), makes a number of recommendations to government on how we can best meet the needs of people in later life with case studies demonstrating how councils are addressing the housing needs of an ageing population.

Housing our ageing population

Councillor Joe Porter

Getting stuck into community projects is the bit I like best so I have to be quite disciplined to step back, oversee and allow others in the community to lead.

Councillor Joe Porter

LGA responds to Rough Sleeping Strategy

We are pleased to see the Government’s Rough Sleeping Strategy published, which has been backed up by financial support, to tackle the tragedy that is rough sleeping and homelessness.

LGA responds to Rough Sleeping Strategy

Data Protection and Digital Information Bill, Second Reading, House of Commons, 5 September 2022

We are disappointed the Bill removes the existing requirement to designate a data protection officer. Although the proposal is now to replace this with a Senior Responsible Individual, this is a person at Senior Management Team level who would not have the time or experience to undertake much of what the data protection officer did.

Briefing

Data Protection and Digital Information Bill, Second Reading, House of Commons, 5 September 2022

Chief executives' handbook: updated edition 2022

Joint Negotiating Committee for Chief Executives of local authorities


To: Chief executives in England (Wales and N Ireland for information only)

Chief executives' handbook: updated edition 2022