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Failure to act on social care in Queen’s Speech will be ‘bitter blow’
Letter to the Chancellor on adult social care reform
LGA responds to Age UK report on an increase in older people’s social care need due to the pandemic
“We need to see the Queen’s Speech finally set out the plans we have been waiting for and make good on the Prime Minister’s promise to ‘fix social care’, once and for all.”
MPs support greater powers and funding for councils ahead of Queen's Speech
The LGA is calling on the Government to use the Queen’s Speech to bring forward “turbo-charged” proposals for devolution that give all councils across country the power to meet the challenges and opportunities facing their communities over the coming decade.
A councillor's guide to leading the homelessness sector
In this guide, we seek to provide councillors whether in cabinet, scrutiny or their own wards, with some key information about homelessness.
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
LGA: Failure to act on social care in Queen’s Speech will be ‘bitter blow’, say councils
"All of us in local government, across the political divide, want to see the Queen’s Speech finally set out the plans we have been waiting for and make good on the Prime Minister’s promise to ‘fix social care’, once and for all."
Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak on adult social care reform
We – the cross-party leaders of the Local Government Association – urge you to put social care funding and reform at the centre of your thinking on how best to emerge from the shadow of the pandemic.
Building community partnerships to achieve a shared vision on nature and land-use
With continuing UK population growth and increasing land pressures for food production, infrastructure and development, how can land be managed sustainably whilst still meeting demand, and help restore biodiversity.
Leadership Academy impact survey 2019-2020
Leadership Academic impact survey results show it improved the ability of most councillors to carry out their role.
Leadership Essentials impact survey 2019-20
Findings from an impact survey sent to delegates of the 2019/20 Leadership Essentials programme.
LGA responds to new law to make school uniform costs affordable for all
Baroness Blake responds to a new law which received Royal Assent today, requiring schools to follow new statutory guidance on uniform costs, which will ensure prices are kept down.
One Public Estate: Brownfield land release fund - Self and custom build workshop - a transcript
Transcript Moderator: Right. So, I think we can start. It's 3 o'clock. Good afternoon everyone, welcome to our One Public Estate Brownfield Land
One Public Estate: Brownfield land release fund - Bid writing workshop - a transcript
Transcript Chris Watts: Morning, everybody. A warm welcome to the One Public Estate Brownfield Land Release Fund Bid Writing Workshop. Next slide
COVID-19 communications: Surge testing and local outbreaks, Wednesday 28 April 2021
View the presentation slides from this virtual event.
Teachers’ early career framework, 29 April 2021
Presentations for this event are available here.
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