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Coronavirus: information for councils
Cllr James Jamieson: investment in local services vital to our national recovery
Councils respond to COVID-19 Winter Plan
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
National Adult Social Care Strategic Partners
Priorities for the Spending Review
LGA responds to Children’s Commissioner for England’s report on the future of children’s social care
“Children’s services were already under strain prior to the pandemic, but those pressures have been exacerbated by COVID-19."
Spending Review investment in local services vital to our national economic and social recovery
Now is not the time for the services our communities will turn to for help to have to be drastically scaled back or lost altogether.
“Councils have been calling for urgent certainty and clarity about what to expect after the national lockdown ends and it is good that the Government has listened and provided this much-needed announcement."
Libraries advocacy webinar: public health, 23 November 2020
Download the presentation from this webinar.
COVID-19: Top tips for chief executives responding to extra restrictions
Resource for council chief executives experiencing local intervention due to the coronavirus pandemic
LGA responds to Lords Public Services Committee report on lessons learned from Covid-19
“Councils have played a crucial role during the pandemic and have demonstrated the strength that comes from local leaders able to work with others and their communities."
Building post-pandemic prosperity
Building 100,000 new homes would result in a £15 billion boost to the economy.
Early Years Pupil Premium research
The last five years has seen a range of policy and funding changes for the Early Years sector. In 2015 Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) was introduced
LGA responds to latest weekly test and trace figures
"Local health protection teams have reached 99.1 per cent of contacts who were asked to self-isolate, compared to 59 per cent of close contacts managed either online or by call centres."
Decarbonisation of Transport - Climate Smart Parking Policies - 12 November 2020
Download presentations from Nottingham City Council and Liftshare.
Advisory bulletin 684 - October 2020
Environmental Health Together: councils sign-up
Environmental Health Together is about helping councils and their front-line services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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.