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COVID-19: good council practice
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Debate on the Economic Affairs Committee report into social care funding, House of Lords, 28 January 2021
Adult social care and support is a vital service in its own right. It helps people of all ages to live the life they want to lead. It binds our communities, helps sustain the NHS and provides essential economic value to our country. Too often health and social care are set on unequal footings, with the latter viewed (sometimes solely) in terms of the role it can play in supporting the former.
‘It’s a constant juggle – I had areas in three different tiers at same time’
An interview with Simon Bryant, Director of Public Health, Hampshire County Council and Isle of Wight Council
LGA responds to £23m funding for community champions
Vaccinating as many people as possible is the only certain way we can get through this pandemic.
LGA responds to national report by HMICFRS on fire and rescue services response to the pandemic
“The report rightly highlights the important work of the fire sector in responding to the pandemic. Fire authorities are proud of their work in responding to the pandemic and supporting their communities. I also want to thank all those firefighters and other staff who volunteer to help save lives and reduce the pressure on the NHS."
COVID-19 communications: LGA and LGcomms webinar on vaccine communications
On Thursday, 22 January 2021, we held a webinar on vaccine communications in partnership with LGcomms. Communications and engagement will be crucial to the successful rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. As more vaccines continue to be delivered, this webinar looked at how councils and their partners can effectively communicate with all residents on programme.
COVID-19 vaccine communications, 21 January 2021
Download the presentation from Dr Michelle Constable, Hertforshire.
Our budget 2020/21
Funding sources and forecast expenditure.
Working for councils
We work on behalf of councils to give local government a strong, credible voice with national government.
Advisory Bulletin 686 - December 2020
Employment Law Update December 2020
Digital Connectivity Programme provides funding for seven councils
The Local Government Association has announced funding for seven councils which will help them to improve local and regional connectivity.
Supplier payments over £500 | November 2020
Modern slavery in local government supply chains, 16 December 2020
Download the presentations from this event.
Adult social care, health and wellbeing
Sustainable funding and better integration with health services enable councils to continue to support people to live safe, healthy, active, independent lives.
Funding for local government
Fair and sustainable funding enables councils to plan and deliver essential public services beyond the short term.
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.