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Public health services at risk amid funding uncertainty and Omicron pressures
Cold weather plan for England
Successful applicants for LGA Housing Advisers’ Programme announced
Drug and alcohol treatment, tackling obesity and health visiting are among the vital frontline services at risk of being cut back or closing altogether, unless government urgently sets out public health funding for the next year.
Leadership webinar on time management for councillors, 19 January 2022
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LGA responds to Public Accounts Committee report into Project Gigabit
"Councils have a vital role to play helping to improve local communities’ connectivity. During the pandemic, communities have been reliant on having a fast and reliable broadband connection to support home working, access to services and to keep friends and family in touch."
LGA Annual Conference 2022
LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition will take place in Harrogate on 28-30 June 2022.
Advice to help prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of cold weather in England.
Health inequalities: the impact of the pandemic on younger and older people, 18 January 2022
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Electric Vehicle Taxi transition
Air Quality reviews locally identified taxi emissions as a significant source of air pollution within the Cambridge Air Quality Management area.
Sutton Motion - Violence against women and girls
According to national crime statistics in the UK, on average one woman is killed by a man every three days.
LG Inform Plus and Power BI training videos
View a series of short training videos from LG Inform Plus on how to use Power BI in conjunction with the LG Inform Plus direct data feed (Application Programmable Interface- API).
Equality Framework for Local Government (EFLG) 2021
The Equality Framework has been updated to reflect the latest legislation affecting equality such as Gender Pay Gap reporting, the changing context of the local government sector and equality in Britain as well as in response to other significant issues that might affect equality including the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the increased focus on race equality as a result of the Black Lives Matter movement and the health inequities highlighted by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Councils call for urgent clarity on future of Community Renewal Fund
Councils have called on the Government to provide urgent clarity on the future of the Community Renewal Fund, after announcements of successful projects have been delayed.
Bulletin 77 on teachers' pensions
Welcome to the October 2021 issue of the bi-monthly bulletin from the LGA’s Teachers’ Pensions team. The bulletin will update you on LGA’s work on Teachers’ Pensions (TP) and developments in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS).
Pan-Cheshire – Tackling perpetrators of domestic abuse across Cheshire
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) and My Cheshire Without Abuse (My CWA) wanted to improve domestic abuse services across Cheshire with an emphasis on challenging perpetrators.
Manchester City Council – Safe and Together
In 2017 Manchester set out to shift the culture and practice of children’s social care to become more domestic abuse informed and enable practitioners to have greater confidence in challenging the perpetrator and holding them to account.
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.