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Children’s social care reform: implementation strategy and consultation

Keeping children safe is one of the most important roles a council fulfils. While England remains one of the safest places in the world to grow up thanks to the tireless work of our children’s services colleagues and their partners, we agree that significant reform is needed to ensure the right systems are in place to not only protect children, but to help them and their families to thrive.

Children’s social care reform: implementation strategy and consultation

Local public health services at risk amid funding uncertainty

The LGA is calling on the Government to urgently publish the Public Health Grant funding allocations. Time is running out for councils to set budgets and spending plans and to make critical decisions on renewing contracts for vital public health services.

Local public health services at risk amid funding uncertainty

New Year 2024 Honours

The deadline for submissions for this round is 12.00 on Monday, 6th March 2023.

New Year 2024 Honours

‘Energetic Lifestyles’: Engaging young people in the development and implementation of carbon reduction initiatives

The Energetic Lifestyles project explored young people’s perspectives, in establishing an improved understanding of the perceptions and barriers to energy efficient behaviours among young people and ethnically diverse communities.

‘Energetic Lifestyles’: Engaging young people in the development and implementation of carbon reduction initiatives

LGA Local Government Finance Conference 2023

This Local Government Finance conference – the first in-person since 2020 – will offer perspectives on the 2023/24 provisional local government finance settlement and what it means for local authorities, as well as look to the longer-term outlook for local government in the current economic climate.

LGA Local Government Finance Conference 2023

Local highways weather resilience survey 2022

The survey was conducted by the Local Government Association’s Research and Information team in October-November 2022 to gather information about local authorities’ plans and preparations in case of severe weather

Local highways weather resilience survey 2022

Section four: Recommendations

Our work on the Commission has revealed four areas of ambition for culture, which all places should consider as they strive to deliver the best for their communities.

Section four: Recommendations