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The Care Act 2014 and unpaid carers: A handy summary

A summary of the key principles of the Care Act 2014, setting out the universal and specific duties for councils in supporting unpaid carers.

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Debate Not Hate Survey 2023

In June 2023, the Local Government Association sent an online survey to councillors in England and Wales, to investigate the extent to which they had experienced abuse or intimidation

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2G/3G switch off impact survey

The Local Government Association conducted a survey of local authorities to identify the impact of the UK’s mobile network operators’ confirmation to the Government that they do not intend to offer 2G and 3G mobile networks past 2033 at the latest.

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Building a Cyber Resilient Service: A Guide for Directors of Children’s Services

Building a cyber resilient service: A guide for directors of children’s services

This document aims to support directors and their senior team to develop proactive, protective strategies and capabilities to enhance the cyber resilience of their service; some recommendations are technical, some organisational and some are about your people.

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Peer induction pack

Getting started as an LGA peer.

An introduction to the peer challenge process and the role of peers

This introduction to the role of peers is aimed at supporting new LGA peers to be ready and confident to be part of an LGA peer challenge team.

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Integrated Care Partnerships: Driving the future vision for health and care

A joint report from the LGA and The NHS Confederation on common themes and key characteristics of effective Integrated Care Partnerships.

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Post-Autumn Statement temperature check

In November 2023, the Local Government Association sent an online survey to the leaders and chief executives of all councils in England..

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The return of the regulator: What adult social care needs to know

We commissioned some rapid learning from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) pilots through interviews with five directors of adult social care.

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Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: Round 36

Six key indicators are used to measure residents’ views of their local council. Respondents are also asked to indicate their level of satisfaction with nine council services. Other questions focus on perceptions of safety, trust in politicians and government, and media coverage of councils. Additional questions are occasionally asked.

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