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LGA responds to cost of living announcement

“We are pleased the Chancellor has acted on calls by the LGA, councils and partners to increase and extend the Household Support Fund to the end of this financial year."

LGA responds to cost of living announcement

Corporate Peer Challenge feedback report: Bolsover District Council

Bolsover District Council received an LGA Corporate Peer Challenge (CPC) in November 2019. The purpose of the CPC follow-up in November 2021 was to help the council take stock of progress made against the recommendations identified in the peer team’s November 2019 report. This follow-up report is a written summary of key observations and suggestions made by the peer team as part of its visit in November 2021.

Corporate Peer Challenge feedback report: Bolsover District Council

Must Know: Long COVID - What is the role of local government?

Data from the Office for National Statistics has suggested 3 to 12 per cent of adults infected with coronavirus have symptoms 12 weeks after an initial infection. Our Must Know explains how councils are working to provide support.

Must Know: Long COVID - What is the role of local government?

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham: Using data and behavioural science to proactively support residents in debt

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham made proactive calls to residents at summons stage for council tax arrears to see if they could set up a payment plan or needed support in February 2021. This increased the numbers of payment plans set up and residents appreciated the approach. 

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham: Using data and behavioural science to proactively support residents in debt