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Coronavirus: information for councils
Councils respond to Budget 2021
Guidance on the pre-election period
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Bury council: Making sure vulnerable groups are not left behind
Bury has set up an uptake and inequalities task group, composed of council, NHS, HealthWatch and voluntary sector representatives to make sure vulnerable groups do not get left behind in the vaccine rollout out.
“Public finances are undoubtedly under huge strain but investment in our local services will be vital for our national economic and social recovery."
Annual Fire Conference - Building safety: Legislation, 3 March 2021
Download the presentation from Peter Baker, Director, Building Safety & Construction, Health and Safety Executive.
Neurodiversity in the fire and rescue service - 2 March 2021
Dr Nancy Doyle - Neurodiversity Awareness
Tackling specific issues: safeguarding people experiencing homelessness, 1 March 2021
Download the presentations from this event.
Vaccines: Equalities, 25 February 2021
Improving COVID Vaccination Uptake Dr Samia Latif, Consultant, Communicable Disease Control; Chair, BAME Staff Network, PHE and Assistant Academic
Using behavioural science to support communications campaigns in North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire County Council worked with the Behavioural Insights Team to apply behavioural science to their communications campaigns during the coronavirus crisis.
How can tourism and the visitor economy support our national recovery? Tuesday 2 March 2021
How can tourism and the visitor economy support recovery Cllr Barry Lewis, Leader, Derbyshire County Council Supporting tourism recovery Patricia
Advisory Bulletin 688 - February 2021
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.
Bulletin 73 on Teachers’ Pensions, February 2021
LGA responds to rough sleeping figures
“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."
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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.