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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

Debate Not Hate: Council toolkit

Get involved: Councils can gain access to a suite of Debate Not Hate resources and templates.

Debate Not Hate: Council toolkit

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

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?

Place-based adult skills and training

Improving adult skills is vital to individual progression in work and to the productive growth of the economy. The LGA commissioned this study, by the Heseltine Institute at the University of Liverpool, to evidence the continuing need for improved adult skills and the contribution of local government to delivering inclusive, economically relevant and place-based training.

Place-based adult skills and training

New mobility options: car clubs

This report provides an overview of the car club market, defining the different models before exploring their benefits and then considerations for councils to ensure the benefits are realised.

New mobility options: car clubs