“Live music venues form part of the cultural lifeblood of our communities and councils want to do everything they can to help protect and maintain them, while balancing this against the needs of neighbours and other residents."
Cllr Simon Blackburn, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Safer and Stronger Communities Board, responds to Which?’s report on the number of house fires a week caused by faulty white goods and calling for a 90 day action plan for the new Office for Product Safety.
"There is a clear link between housing, health and social care, and this needs to be considered in the Government’s forthcoming social care green paper. Decent, quality housing for older people will include adaptations that enables them to live at home independently and for longer, keeping them fit and well and out of hospital."
"This continued improvement is testament to the ongoing hard work by councils to get people out of hospital in a timely and safe manner so they can return to living in their own homes and communities close to their loved ones."