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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA responds to rough sleeping figures
Behaviour change and the environment
LGA responds to PAC report on managing flood risks
"We are pleased the inquiry highlights the need for better understanding of whether funding to each local authority matches the level of flood risk it faces."
LGA responds to NAO report on reducing carbon emissions from cars
With longer-term certainty of funding and sufficient access to independent expert support, councils can help motorists switch to zero emission vehicles to achieve the Government's 2050 target.
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
“Councils, working closely with central government, have put in a monumental effort since the start of the pandemic and the Everyone In initiative to rapidly get the vast majority of people sleeping rough off the streets and into safe and suitable accommodation."
Local authority youth services, 24 February 2021
Presentations for this event are available here.
LGA responds to NHS Providers briefing on the future of public health
“We support the Government’s previous review which concluded that responsibility for public health services rightly belongs with councils, but that there also needs to be much stronger joint commissioning of these services between local government and the NHS."
Response to Public Sector Audit and Appointments (PSAA) Consultation on the 2021/22 audit fee scale: Opted-in local government and police bodies
We welcome the opportunity to comment on the proposed new system for audit fee variations. This response has been cleared by lead members of the LGA’s Resources Board.
LGA: Councils playing leading local role in vaccine rollout success
“Councils are playing a vital role in the vaccination programme that has now seen over 13 million people receive their first COVID-19 vaccine."
Delivering under pressure: supporting the wellbeing of frontline staff, 11 February 2021
View the presentation slides form this virtual event.
St Albans city and district council: 'We helped the NHS set up a vaccination centre in a disused nightclub'
St Albans city and district council helped the NHS set up a much-needed vaccination centre in a building which until December, was operating as a nightclub.
Swindon council: ‘We’ve used our iconic steam museum to vaccinate’
The council-owned railway museum, Steam, has been turned into a mass vaccination centre for the town.
Social Work Together FAQs employers
This page is intended to give your council the information it needs to take part in the Social Work Together programme.
LGA responds to ONS data on COVID-19 deaths by disability status
“Protecting our most clinically vulnerable people has been councils’ number one priority throughout the pandemic."
COVID-19: vaccination case studies
A series of case studies on the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccinations.
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