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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

Forest of Dean: Building bridges between the community, businesses and local government for sustainable growth

Founded by the Forest of Dean District Council in 2018, the Forest Economic Partnership (FEP) is an award-winning voluntary community partnership with the vision of making the Forest of Dean a vibrant and thriving place to live, work, study and do business. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, plays or studies in the Forest of Dean District or is interested in participating in FEP’s activities. FEP’s mission is to deliver a thriving economy in the Forest of Dean District by connecting businesses, councils, people, ideas and resources.

Forest of Dean: Building bridges between the community, businesses and local government for sustainable growth

Bulletin 78 on teachers' pensions

Welcome to the December 2021 issue of the bi-monthly bulletin from the LGA’s Teachers’ Pensions team. The bulletin will update you on LGA’s work on

Bulletin 78 on teachers' pensions

Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2022/23: On-the-Day Briefing

The local government finance settlement is the annual determination of funding to local government from central government. This briefing covers the provisional settlement for 2022/23. We expect the final 2022/23 settlement to be laid before the House of Commons, for its approval, in late January or early February 2022.

Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2022/23: On-the-Day Briefing

LGA response to "People at the heart of care: adult social care reform white paper"

This briefing sets out the LGA's response to different parts of the Government's adult social care white paper chapter by chapter. While we fully support and endorse the positive framing of social care in the white paper, we question whether the funding set out matches the Government’s level of ambition.

LGA response to "People at the heart of care: adult social care reform white paper"

Warrington: Working side-by-side with public health

At Warrington Borough Council a joint environmental and public health team was quickly set up to help businesses to adopt COVID-19 secure working practices and to deal with any outbreaks.   

Warrington: Working side-by-side with public health