Cllr Simon Blackburn, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Safer and Stronger Communities Board, responds to to research by Which? on the increasing number of appliances that cause fires in homes and which cannot be identified.
“People should always do their research when buying football memorabilia and replica kits. Check the reviews of online sellers, and bear in mind that if something is really cheap, it’s likely to be fake.”
“We look forward to working with the Government, councils and fire chiefs as part of this new Taskforce to do all we can to make certain the buildings which people live, visit and work in are safe today.”
The LGA and Women’s Aid are coming together to raise awareness about domestic abuse ahead of the World Cup with police forces often seeing a rise in referrals on cases of domestic abuse during previous tournaments.
Cllr Simon Blackburn, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Safer and Stronger Communities Board, responds to the Government’s announcement of the introduction of medical examiners and reforms to death certification in England.