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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 UK will host COP26 in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November
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
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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.
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council: Year 2 Q3 update
The Trailblazer will harness the potential of Islamic Religious Settings (IRS) and their communities as levers to tackle the cultural, and structural drivers of ethnic inequalities in childhood obesity in Bradford.
Birmingham City Council: Year 2 Q3 update
Birmingham plans to test its powers to influence the social and economic determinants of health to shift towards a healthier food and physical activity economy and environment.
Land Release Fund: Regeneration of Fenwick South, Lambeth
London Borough of Lambeth has benefited from over £800k from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Land Release Fund (LRF), which is managed by the One Public Estate (OPE) programme, to support delivery of affordable housing and regeneration on council owned land.
Summer preparedness 2021: Heatwaves and protecting the public’s health, 17 June 2021
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Schools’ employment law webinar, 24 June 2021
Employment law update - Darren Newman, Darren Newman Employment Law Limited
June 2021: Hybrid working will be the new normal . . . sort of
Head of Workforce Naomi Cooke’s new blog about what councils told us at our recent round table events on hybrid working.
LGA responds to publication of ICS Design Framework
"“It is good to see NHS England and NHS Improvement’s inclusive approach to developing the Integrated Care System (ICS) design framework. The LGA has been consulted on the scope, tone and content of the document and many of our concerns have been addressed."
COVID-19 communications: communicating easing of restrictions, 17 June 2021
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