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Household Support Fund survey report

In January 2024, the Local Government Association (LGA) conducted a survey of single-tier and county councils to identify the impact that is likely to result from the Government’s plan not to extend the Household Support Fund beyond March 2024. A total of 93 responses were received from individual local authorities, resulting in a final response rate of 61 per cent.

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Seven principles for safer canvassing: A guide for councillors and candidates

This guide outlines seven principles for safer canvassing and provides some helpful, practical hints for canvassers.

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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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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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Bridging hotels and homelessness for Afghan households research report

To monitor homelessness pressures caused by the closure of bridging hotels for Afghan nationals, in August 2023, an online survey was sent to 44 councils in England with bridging hotels in their area.

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The 12 components of effective coalitions

This guidance framework outlines the 12 key components of effective coalitions and includes a development tool for councillors, officers and regional teams to use in developing their own local arrangements.

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Debate Not Hate: Ending abuse in public life for councillors

Our new publication outlines how councils can better support councillors to prevent and handle abuse and includes principles for councils to consider, top tips and good practice case studies.

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Toolkit for partnership working with the voluntary and community sector

Toolkit: Partnership working with the voluntary and community sector

Strong relationships between councils and the local Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) are the bedrock of successful places. This toolkit aims to support councils on this journey. It builds upon research commissioned by the Local Government Association and conducted by Locality, into the state of strategic relationships between councils and their local voluntary and community sector.

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The state of strategic relationships between councils and their local voluntary and community sector

The Local Government Association commissioned Locality to conduct research into the state of strategic relationships between councils and their local voluntary and community sector.

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Get in on the Act: The Local Government (Disqualification) Act 2022

This briefing outlines what the Act covers and how it will impact local government.

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Make It Local

To deliver priorities for the public the Government needs to #MakeItLocal

Make It Local

By the start of 2025, we will have had a general election. This is a moment of opportunity.

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