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Coronavirus: information for councils
Severe weather hub
Local flood risk management
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Wellbeing of children under five and supporting the early years sector affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, House of Commons 20 January 2021
The early years sector experienced challenges throughout the first national lockdown with more than 69,000 early years providers temporarily closing during the coronavirus pandemic.
The future of public transport and the role of Local Government - report
The Local Government Association commissioned SYSTRA Ltd to undertake research to initiate a debate on the future of public transport in England, outside of London, with a focus on local bus services.
Information for councils on how to respond during extreme conditions.
LGA responds to new £120 million fund to boost social care sector staffing levels
“Extra funding to fill staff shortages and free up more experienced colleagues to focus on providing care directly will help with the immediate impact of the virus. Social care has been on the frontline throughout the coronavirus pandemic and our dedicated staff rightly need as much support as possible during this incredibly challenging period.”
Information about roles and responsibilities relating to the Flood and Water Management Act.
COVID-19: LGA responds to national lockdown announcement
"Councils will continue to step up to support residents, especially those who are more vulnerable, businesses and education settings."
Brexit transition actions for business
The transition period has ended and the UK has left the EU customs union and single market. There are new rules for businesses which came into force on 1 January 2021.
The London Cancer Hub
The London Cancer Hub will be a global centre for cancer research and innovation, delivering real benefits for cancer patients and driving economic growth.
Stepping Up Programme - Bristol City Council
A look at the diversity leadership talent pipeline for disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities and women in Bristol and the South West region
Walsall Council's experience of cumulative Equality Impact Assessment
Walsall is situated at the heart of the Black Country. A conurbation of former villages and district suburbs, Walsall’s ethnic and faith diversity started to change in the 1950s and 1960s with South Asian and Caribbean workers settling here. Today, the borough has a population of 281,293 and is proud of its multi faith heritage including Muslim, Sikh and Hindu faiths active in the town.
LGA responds to Government announcement on testing in schools
“While we support the premise of testing before term restarts, it is crucial that all secondary schools are properly supported and able to effectively administer these tests without significant disruption to the children’s learning."
LGA response to NHS England and NHS Improvement consultation on integrated care systems
Integrating care: next steps to building strong and effective integrated care systems.
Preparing for the end of the EU Transition Period
Key issues, challenges and opportunities for local councils.
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