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Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework Project Summary Report 2018/19 COVER

Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework Project Summary Report 2018/19

The Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework (MSPOF) was developed to provide a means of promoting and measuring practice that supports an outcomes focus and person led approach to safeguarding adults. 

Winter weather survey 2019 COVER

Winter weather survey 2019

The Winter Weather Survey 2019 was conducted in October 2019 to gather information about local authorities’ plans and preparations in case of severe weather, to help the LGA’s lobbying of central government and to highlight the scale of authorities’ efforts.

Local Housing Allowance freeze and homelessness report

Local Housing Allowance freeze and homelessness

New research for the LGA by Policy in Practice reveals the LHA rate now available for 9 out of 10 private renters across 279 local areas across the country is lower than their rent. This means that in many parts of the country there are no properties available to those entitled to full support with their housing costs.  

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Public health and the Licensing Act 2003

The Licensing Act 2003 (the Act) introduced a modern, integrated scheme, administered by local authorities and covering the retail sale of alcohol, the supply of alcohol, the provision of various forms of entertainment and the provision of late night refreshment. The focus of the Act is the promotion of the four statutory licensing objectives:

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Building resilience: how local partnerships are supporting children and young people's mental health and emotional wellbeing

Too many children and young people nationally do not receive the support they need to improve their mental health and wellbeing. There is ample evidence that, despite increased investment in, and policy focus on, mental health services for children and young people, the numbers of children and young people requiring support are going up.

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Increasing uptake for vaccinations: maximising the role of councils

Councils are not directly responsible for commissioning or delivering vaccine programmes but they are in a unique position to understand the health needs of their local population, and support vaccination services to reach them.

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Business Rates Avoidance

Summary of survey findings and recommendations.

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Councils and E-Commerce: The why, what and how of a Local E-Commerce Levy

This report is intended to inform and promote the debate on a Local E-Commerce Levy and does not represent LGA policy.

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Business Rates Avoidance Survey Report 2019

In July 2019 the LGA surveyed councils responsible for collecting business rates to gather information about estimated amounts lost to avoidance in their local areas, the different types of avoidance, and to seek their opinions on possible measures to mitigate against avoidance.

Resident Satisfaction Polling October 2019

Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: October 2019

This report outlines the twenty third set of results in a series of regular LGA public polls on resident satisfaction with local councils, conducted every four months.