Local Government Association

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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

Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt and Secretary of State Michael Gove on urgent support needed for public sport and leisure services

Our members stand ready to work in partnership with Government to prevent further closures and accelerate our progress towards a sustainable leisure network.

Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt and Secretary of State Michael Gove on urgent support needed for public sport and leisure services

Podcast transcript (Nudges for Social Good) – Wirral Council: working with community champions during the COVID-19 pandemic

Transcript of episode 16 of our behavioural insights podcast – Nudges for Social Good – in which Nicola Jones and Rory McGill of Wirrall Council discuss their behavioural insights trial working with community champions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Podcast transcript (Nudges for Social Good) – Wirral Council: working with community champions during the COVID-19 pandemic