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LGA responds to latest delayed transfers of care figures

Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responds to latest delayed transfers of care figures published today by NHS England.

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LGA responds to Brexit White Paper

"To help ensure we have an economy fit for the future, we are urging the Government to act immediately to consult on the detail of what the fund will look like."

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LGA responds to APPG report on children's social care

Cllr Roy Perry, Vice Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, responds to a report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children on varying levels of social care support for children.

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LGA responds to the launch of the National Infrastructure Assessment

Cllr Martin Tett, the LGA’s Transport spokesman, responds to the launch of the National Infrastructure Assessment.

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LGA responds to report on neglect of older children

Cllr Roy Perry, Vice Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, responds to a joint report on neglect of older children from the inspectorates Ofsted, HMI Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS), the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and HMI Probation.

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LGA responds to Select Committee report on fracking

LGA spokesperson responds to a planning guidance report on fracking by MPs on the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee.

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LGA responds to report on housing adaptations

Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responds to a report by the Centre for Ageing Better on housing adaptations.

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LGA responds to the Grimsey Review 2

"Many councils throughout the country are already leading the way in transforming the future potential of their town centres in the face of unprecedented changes in shopping habits and the retail landscape."

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LGA responds to NAO report on health and social care integration

"The focus on both short-term funding crises and reducing pressure on acute and inpatient services, rather than prevention and wider community support work by councils, is hindering the ability to transform health and social care services. "

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LGA: Prevention funding will help NHS 70th birthday cash go further

Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, responds to today’s 70th anniversary of the NHS.