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Barnsley Council: Partnering to deliver the Household Support Fund

Barnsley Council has worked closely with their voluntary and community sector to deliver the Household Support Fund and have allocated some of the funding directly to community organisations who are developing sustainable approaches to the rising cost of living.

Case Study

Barnsley Council: Partnering to deliver the Household Support Fund

Housing our ageing population

This report, commissioned by the LGA from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (authors: Ian Copeman and Lois Beech), makes a number of recommendations to government on how we can best meet the needs of people in later life with case studies demonstrating how councils are addressing the housing needs of an ageing population.

Housing our ageing population

Consultation on the 2023/24 Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting in the United Kingdom: LGA response

In our view, the proposals in the two consultations earlier this year were a valid attempt by CIPFA to alleviate some of the worst of the short-term problems, problems that are both a major aspect of the current crisis and a symptom of the long-term problems. It is therefore disappointing that it has not yet been possible to finalise a satisfactory outcome in response to those proposals. 

Consultation on the 2023/24 Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting in the United Kingdom: LGA response