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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
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."
COVID-19 communications: communicating easing of restrictions, 17 June 2021
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LGA responds to national offer day for school places
"Councils have worked closely with schools during the pandemic to ensure no child goes without a place. Despite an increase in applicants, the number of parents offered any of their ranked preference primary schools has increased to more than 98 per cent, with the equivalent offer rate for secondary schools maintained at more than 95 per cent."
LGA: Councils need to be at heart of levelling up ambitions
“The Skills and Post-16 Education Bill should be used as an opportunity to tackle our fragmented employment and skills system, with a greater role for councils and employers to help create jobs and training opportunities in their local communities."
Climate change: events calendar
Below is a timetable of key climate change events this year, in the lead up to COP26.
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