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What the manifestos say
Next government needs to invest in children's services
Joint open letter on social care
LGA responds to Sport England's 'Active Lives Children and Young People' report
“Alongside other partners, councils have also made good progress in improving children’s health, from health visitors supporting new parents to weight management services."
LGA responds to Age UK report on social care delayed transfers of care
“Our own analysis show that thanks to the hard work of councils’ social care teams, the NHS has seen delayed transfers of care attributable to social care fall by more than half a million over the past two years."
Working together for effective outcomes from safeguarding concerns - Leeds, 2 December 2019
Leicester City Council - Accommodation options for entrenched rough sleepers
The Local Government Association, on behalf of Leicester City Council commissioned Neil Morland & Co to carry out a review of direct access and housing models for people experiencing street homelessness who decline to engage with support or take-up offers of accommodation. The project was carried out from December 2018 –March 2019.
Newark and Sherwood District Council - Appraisal for development of temporary accommodation
In early 2019, the Local Government Association commissioned Neil Morland & Co Housing Consultants to work with Newark and Sherwood District Council to complete an appraisal for the development of temporary accommodation on an existing site, Seven Hills in Newark.
National Children and Adult Services Conference, 20-22 November 2019
National Anti-Fraud Network
Greater Lincolnshire - Planning for and delivering to meet the housing needs of an ageing population
The Housing LIN worked with the ten local authorities in the Greater Lincolnshire partnership to develop an extensive evidence base in relation to the future housing needs and aspirations of older people and a delivery programme was created in response to this evidence.
Leading the fire sector
A guide on on governance arrangements in the fire and rescue sector, and practical advice on how they can apply the principles of good governance – with a particular focus on effective performance oversight and scrutiny.
Support for care leavers
Striking out into the world on your own for the first time is exciting and daunting for all of us. The opportunity to carve your own path and the newfound independence is a huge draw.
Webinar briefing for 2020 Green Book pay round
Housing Advisers Programme (HAP) 2019-2020
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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.