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LGA responds to roadmap exit delay
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021: book your free ticket now
Welcome events for new councillors
LGA – Library investment key to helping children catch up following pandemic
Investing in libraries is key to driving the national recovery from COVID-19 and enabling children to catch up on lost learning, the Local Government Association, said today.
Planning - House of Commons 21 June 2021
Councils are committed to ensuring new homes are built and communities have quality places to live. It is vital that these are delivered through a locally-led planning system with public participation
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
Download the presentations from this event.
Sector-led improvement in 2020/21
This end of year report provides an overview and summary of highlights from the 2020/21 support programme.
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."
Unauthorised encampments: Sharing best practice and lessons learned, 15 June 2021
Download presentations from the Cheshire and Warrington Traveller Team and the Multi Agency Traveller Unit, Leicestershire Police.
Digital connectivity webinar, Wednesday 16 June 2021
View the presentation slides from this virtual event.
LGA: Local leadership crucial in climate change challenge
“By working in partnership with government, councils can continue to shape their local areas to help achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 or sooner.”
LGA responds to Public Accounts Committee report on the adult social care market
“Social care deserves parity of esteem with the NHS and as this report reiterates, action is urgently needed for the care workforce including on pay, conditions, professionalisation, skills and training."
Leading & Learning – creating green jobs: Managing Change & Influencing Webinar
We ran the Managing Change & Influencing Webinar on April 14 2021. We used various frameworks including John Kotter’s eight steps for transformation
LGA responds to ADASS Activity Survey Report
“Social care and its 1.6 million-strong workforce have risen to the unprecedented challenges caused by coronavirus, doing all they can to help keep those who draw upon these services safe and well."
LGA responds to Domestic Abuse Act guidance and regulations consultation
“The £125 million announced in the Spending Review for local authorities to implement the new statutory duty is good, but this funding is only for the 2021/22 financial year and councils would benefit from longer-term funding to allow for better planning and greater consistency for vital support services."
LGA responds to Early Years Alliance report on funding of early years childcare
“The forthcoming Spending Review should properly resource all early years settings so that councils and providers can support the Government’s ambition to reduce the attainment gap and ensure that every child has the best start in life.”
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