Estimates day debate, Department of Work and Pensions expenditure on cost-of-living measures, 5 July 2022
According to a study by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, an estimated 1.5 million households across the UK will struggle to pay food and energy bills over the next year due to rising prices and higher taxes.
"Many councils are using the NHS Health Check to target individuals or communities at increased risk by focusing efforts among socio-economically disadvantaged communities, and using proactive outreach programmes to get into those communities who are less likely to attend their general practice."
LGA responds to Government response to Home Affairs Committee report on spiking
"While the Police primarily lead the response to incidents of spiking, councils play a vital, preventative role by not only working with a range of partners to improve safeguarding measures within the night-time economy but through the licensing system to address specific concerns against a venue."
Mission one of the Levelling Up White Paper states ‘by 2030, pay, employment and productivity will have risen in every area of the UK, with each containing a globally competitive city, and the gap between the top performing and other areas closing.’
National census of local authority councillors 2022
The LGA's ninth Census of Local Authority Councillors in England provides the most comprehensive, timely overview of local government representation and, with previous years’ data, how that has changed over time.
Dr Anna Marazuela Kim - Culture, Common wealth, Civic agency
“Cities are not just machines: they are complex ecosystems. They work best when they are able - like the complex people who live in them - to grow in ways that are interconnected, cooperative, responsive & healthy.”