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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?

Save local services: How is £1 of council funding spent?

Councils provide hundreds of services in your area; looking after vulnerable people, keeping the streets clean and running leisure centres. But the future financial sustainability of local services is on a cliff edge.

Save local services: How is £1 of council funding spent?