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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.
Local Welfare Assistance webinar, 11 November 2020
Download presentations from the Trussell Trust, Citizens Advice and Kent County Council.
LGA responds to NAO report on government environment goals
“We would also like to see the Government establish a national framework where it works with councils and businesses to tackle the climate emergency, setting out clear roles and a commitment to co-operation from all public sector bodies.”
Exit payment reform webinar, 6 November 2020
Download the presentation and watch the webinar from this event.
Emerging practice guide: implementing the single coordinator role
This emerging practice guide provides a range of practical advice, ideas and learning from those in the role, to help systems establish and support the single coordinator role to operate successfully.
Stand for what you believe in - be a councillor
What matters to you in your local area? Whatever needs changing in your neighbourhood, you could be just the person to change it by becoming a local councillor. No other role gives you the chance to make such a huge difference to the quality of life for people in your local area.
LGA responds to reports into state of children’s social care provision
“A varied market for homes for children in care can help councils to make sure children get the right homes for their needs, but fewer and fewer providers are now dominating that market. As our research earlier this year highlighted, much growth is fuelled by enormous loans, and councils have increasing concerns about the financial stability of many providers.
Milton Keynes Council - Digital Housing Case Study transcript
So, I'm Steve Hodges. I am the Project Manager for the Digital Housing Project for Milton Keynes Council. I think one of the greatest successes we've
Exeter City Council - Digital Housing Case Study transcript
Hi I’m Kevin Neal. I’m the interim housing solutions lead at Exeter City Council. I think the first thing I’d say I’ve learned from this and I would
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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.