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T Levels support programme

The LGA’s T Level Support Programme is designed to support councils to deliver high quality Industry Placements as part of T Levels. Application for this year’s programme opens on 24 January 2022.

T Levels support programme

Reforming the Mental Health Act white paper, 2021

The Government published the Reforming the Mental Health Act white paper in August 2021, which sets out proposed changes to the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) and wider reforms of policy and practice around it. This briefing summarises the key points of the white paper with regard to people with a learning disability and autistic people.

Reforming the Mental Health Act white paper, 2021

Climate Adaptation Toolkit, 20 January 2022

Overview of the toolkit Jo Wall, Strategic Director, Local Partnerships Rachel Toresen-Owuor, Programme Director, Local Partnerships Local Adaptation

Climate Adaptation Toolkit, 20 January 2022

Home care market: understanding and mitigating failure

The CHIP commissioning team ran a roundtable discussion in October 2021 with the East Midlands ADASS team and the Nuffield Trust to explore understanding and mitigating failure in the home care market.

Home care market: understanding and mitigating failure

LGA Annual Conference 2022 – Innovation Zone

The LGA's Innovation Zone is returning this year as part of our Annual Conference and Exhibition, set to take place 28–30 June in Harrogate.

LGA Annual Conference 2022 – Innovation Zone

House of Commons debate – Role of developers, housebuilders, and management companies in new homes January 2022

To meet the Government’s aspirations for the build out of new homes to help deliver 300,000 new homes per year, the Government needs to provide councils with the tools to encourage and oblige developers to build out sites with permission in a swift and timely manner.

House of Commons debate – Role of developers, housebuilders, and management companies in new homes January 2022

Reducing littering in the New Forest – a behavioural insights project

New Forest District Council commissioned social research agency Social Engine to work with them to develop a new approach to tackle littering in the New Forest. By displaying novel communications on advertising trailers at three sites, and dispensing rubbish bags, the intervention reduced litter by 10.8 tonnes (29 per cent) in one month and saved an estimated £10,000 in waste collection costs.

Case Study

Reducing littering in the New Forest – a behavioural insights project