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.
Response to DLUHC consultation on statutory override for infrastructure assets accounting
Our response to the consultation in relation to the issue with the audit of council accounts relating to the valuation of infrastructure assets, we noted that this is an issue that adds to the problems being experienced by local audit.
LGA Climate Change Programme – decarbonising transport action learning sets: Session one
In August 2022, the Local Government Association commissioned a programme of Action Learning Sets (ALS) that will bring together local authority councillors and officers to address challenges they currently face relating to decarbonising transport. The blog summarises the findings from this first session.
Ealing: Improving vaccine uptake across the borough
Ealing council's COVID-19 Vaccine Working Group made important decisions through analysing data on vaccine uptake in the borough to engage communities from low socio-economic groups and ethnic minority backgrounds.
Fixed Penalty Notices Research Report October 2022
From May 2022 to September 2022 the LGA conducted a survey across all 322 councils in England and Wales, to capture the views of councils outside of London see whether they would benefit from having the same powers as London in handing out fixed penalty notices (FPNs) to offenders.