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Remote council meetings temperature check 2021

In order to understand how councils made use of these powers and their views as to how such powers might be used in the future, the Local Government Association conducted a ‘temperature check’ of councils in England. The findings of the research were also intended to contribute to an MHCLG call for evidence on the matter.

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Public perceptions of independent councillors (polling report)

This report presents the findings of a round of public polling conducted in February and March 2022. It was completed by Yonder Data Solutions for the Local Government Association's Independent Group, which represents councillors in England and Wales who are independent, Green or from smaller parties.

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LGA Resident Satisfaction Polling Round 20 COVER

Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: Round 29 - June 2021

The LGA measures resident satisfaction with councils every three to four months. This report presents the results of the twenty-ninth round of polling conducted in June 2021

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Local government earnings and demography survey 2019-20 summary report COVER

Local government earnings and demography survey 2019-20 summary report

The Local Government Earnings and Demography Survey provides paybill and average pay rate information for all local government employees (excluding teachers) in England and Wales as well as examining the key characteristics of the workforce.

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Housing Advisers Programme Evaluation Survey research report, November 2021

The Housing Advisers Programme (HAP) is run by the Local Government Association (LGA) and is intended to support councils seeking to innovate in meeting the housing needs of their communities. It aims to be simple, flexible and locally led.

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High-cost children’s social care placements survey

In October and November 2023, the Local Government Association sent an online survey to all councils providing children’s social care in England. The purpose of the survey was to assess the frequency and costs arising from high-cost children’s social care placements, as well as to explore reasons why the costs of certain placements are particularly high.

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