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.
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.
Responding for the LGA Cllr David Renard, LGA housing spokesperson, said: “Everyone deserves a safe, decent, warm and affordable place to live, this is critical to the health and wellbeing of communities.