Local Government Association

We are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve

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Council guide to tackling modern slavery

This revised modern slavery guidance provides an overview of modern slavery and the UK framework for tackling it, and provides targeted sections for officers working in different council services to help them understand their specific responsibilities.

Council guide to tackling modern slavery

Celebrating 175 years of Directors of Public Health

Blog post from Councillor David Fothergill celebrating the achievements of Directors of Public Health and where it all started in 1847 when Liverpool became the first city in the world to appoint an officer of health.

Celebrating 175 years of Directors of Public Health

What is good health?

Blog post from Councillor David Fothergill on the importance of focussing on generating good health rather than concentrating on sickness and illness to improve our communities.

What is good health?

Neighbourhood approach to decarbonisation

DG Cities was commissioned by the Local Government Association to capture insights and intelligence that can support councils to utilise neighbourhood strategies and solutions to deliver against their decarbonisation objectives

Neighbourhood approach to decarbonisation

LGA responds to House of Lords Built Environment Committee report on fare zoning

“A greater role for councils in local rail services, a through ticketing system and greater franchising powers would help councils everywhere boost public passenger numbers thereby cutting congestion and making our air cleaner for this and future generations.”

LGA responds to House of Lords Built Environment Committee report on fare zoning