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Combined authorities and the creative industries

This report explores the role of combined authorities in relation to the creative industries and the potential of new opportunities for combined authorities to fulfil this role.

Combined authorities: Financial freedoms and fiscal devolution

Combined authorities: Financial freedoms and fiscal devolution

This report assesses how freely English combined authorities are able to raise and spend funding.

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Rural recognition, recovery, resilience and revitalisation

Pragmatix Advisory has been commissioned by the Local Government Association (LGA) to explore the economic challenges facing rural and coastal areas, with a particular focus on deprivation, and outline what steps government can take to strengthen the recovery and resilience of these communities within the current context.

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A vision for urban growth and recovery

This report analyses the consequences of COVID-19 and for urban economies and sets out a new vision for urban growth and recovery.

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Local service delivery and place-shaping: A framework to support parish and town councils

​​​​​​​This document presents a framework for principal councils looking to support parish and town (local) councils to play an increased role in local service delivery and place-shaping. While it is aimed at principal councils, the research has also been steered by interviews and discussion with representatives of the local council sector.

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Councils' role supporting the digital skills pipeline

This online resource outlines the key roles councils play in supporting local skills progression and highlights a number of successful interventions undertaken to date.

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Devolution deal to delivery

A guide to help councils navigate devolution deals

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Lessons learned in communicating devolution

Opportunities for communicators working within or for devolved areas, as well as some key principles to consider.

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A tourist levy: what, where and how

This briefing note looks at the process for introducing a tourism levy by using two pieces of analysis.

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The drivers of collaboration

Delivering an effective response to coronavirus means collaboration between county and district councils is more important than ever.

Build back local

To build back better, we must build back local.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.

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