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Coronavirus: information for councils
National Adult Social Care Strategic Partners: Our response to 2021 Queen’s Speech
A Local Path to Net Zero
LGA responds to rough sleeping funding announcement
“It is good the Government continues to support councils with this latest round of funding to tackle rough sleeping."
LGA: Councils battling 20,000 fly-tipping incidents a week
Latest fly-tipping statistics for England 2019/20 show that local authorities were forced to clear up just under 1 million (976,000) fly-tipping incidents, from tarmac and asbestos, to tyres and even a boat.
Sector support offer for councils
This summary sets out the sector support offer for councils in 2021/22.
LGA responds to Prime Minister’s announcement on variant of concern originating in India
Responding to the Prime Minister’s announcement this evening on the variant of concern originating in India, Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said:
“As the Prime Minister said at his press conference this evening, the new variant is a worrying development and we all need to play our part in ensuring we limit any further transmission.
2021 Local Government Apprentice of the Year announced
Karla Overington, Business Administration Apprentice at West Sussex County Council has been named as the 2021 Local Government Apprentice of the Year.
Council employees’ pay offer announced
Council employees have been offered a pay increase of 1.50 per cent from 1 April 2021.
Covid-19 and Schools
All workforce information and updates regarding schools and Covid-19.
NEOST Schools Wellbeing Guide
Job Support Scheme
Model motion to adopt parental leave – Labour Group
Information on the model motion to adopt parental leave from the Labour Group.
Model motion to adopt parental leave – Labour Group (Wales)
Information on the model motion to adopt parental leave from the Labour Group within the area of Wales.
Model motion to adopt parental leave – Full Council
Information on the model motion to adopt parental leave - full council.
Model motion to adopt parental leave – Full Council (Wales)
This Council notes:
A year in the LGA 2019-20
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