LGA on Restart report: Devolve employment support to councils
“People’s prospects for better employment post-pandemic could have been far improved if councils and devolved authorities had been able to take the lead, using their local knowledge, connections and expertise."
Providing men at risk of suicide with emotional support and advice with employment, housing, and financial difficulties.
The Hope service provides psychosocial and practical support for men aged 30–64 who are at risk of suicide, advising them in relation to any money, employment, benefit, or housing problems they may identify.
In August 2022 the LGA and PCH’s Digital Switchover Working Group conducted a readiness survey to gauge councils’ position on awareness, planning, and implementation of the Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN).
Hertfordshire County Council: Partnership action to prevent hospital admissions
Hertfordshire’s strategic approach has been to maintain and strengthen the cross-council, cross-service, multi-partner approach that proved effective during COVID-19, and has been refined and built on for cost of living support.
Land use, land-use change and forestry, and agriculture routemap
The land use, land-use change and forestry (referred to as ‘land use’ for brevity), and agriculture sectors are a major contributor to UK greenhouse gas emissions. In 2018, emissions from land use were 12.8 MtCO2e, equating to two per cent of the total, due to playing a significant role in balancing emissions through carbon sequestration and carbon sinks.