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One community: A guide to effective partnership working between principal and local councils

This Local Government Association and National Association of Local Councils guide sets out how principal and local councils can work more effectively in partnership.

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Youth justice resource pack

Councils are responsible for the safety and wellbeing of all young people in their areas. When it comes to youth justice, that responsibility means working with young people to prevent them from coming into the youth justice system in the first place, and supporting those who do to make sure it doesn’t define them, and they still have good life chances.

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Home ownership for people with long-term disabilities (HOLD) factbook

This factbook is about shared home ownership options for people with a disability, including people with a learning disability, autism or both.

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Integrated Commissioning for Better Outcomes: a commissioning framework 2018

The Integrated Commissioning for Better Outcomes Framework 2018 is a practical tool for council and NHS commissioners to support improving outcomes through integrated commissioning.

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Dementia support guide for councils

Dementia is on the increase. It is estimated that there are currently 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, more than ever before, and this number is projected to increase rapidly over the next few decades.

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Festive cheer: the local impacts of Christmas Markets

This publication highlights key factors which, if implemented well, can lead to a successful Christmas market.

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Councillor workbook: working with town and parish councils

Town and parish councils were established by Act of Parliament in 1894. There are around 9,000 such local councils in England with around 80,000 citizens serving as voluntary but elected parish councillors.

Councillor development
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Gambling regulation: Councillor handbook (England and Wales)

The LGA has updated its councillor handbook on gambling to coincide with local authorities revising their statements of licensing principles ahead of publication in January 2019.

Councillor development
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A councillor’s guide to cyber security

Cyber security is crucial to ensuring services are kept up and running and to ensuring the public's trust in councils with their information. A cyber attack could have very serious consequences - disrupting services and damaging a council’s reputation. Healthy cyber security is key to the efficient and productive running of every council.

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Tackling tuberculosis: local government's public health role

Local authority staff have essential frontline roles to play in TB control and ensuring that they themselves are also protected and screened if needed.