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Sector-led improvement in 2020/21
Adult social care reform: Our letter to Government
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021: book your free ticket now
Road to COP26
The summit will bring together international delegations to agree coordinated action to tackling climate change and progress towards meeting the
LGA responds to the Public Accounts Committee Report on the Culture Recovery Fund
Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Chair of the LGA’s Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, responds to the Public Accounts Committee report on the Culture Recovery Fund.
Support for care leavers – advice for corporate parents, 23 June 2021
View the presentation slides from this virtual event.
A guide to the emergency insourcing of leisure services
This guide has been written to help councils in an emergency position mobilise their leisure service. It is not intended to instruct or encourage councils to bring leisure services back in-house but instead provides appropriate tools and considerations to support the process. Councils are advised to take their own due diligence to evaluate their individual options. The guide is correct as of June 2021.
OPE case study library
Our new OPE case study library showcases exemplar projects which are being delivered by OPE across England.
Debate on promoting tourism in the UK, House of Lords, 24 June 2021
In order to contribute most effectively, councils need earlier involvement in decisions at a national strategic level, and local government should also have representation on longer-term bodies like the Tourism Industry Council.
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.