Local government know their communities and their transport needs best. This joint report between the LGA and Urban Transport Group (UTG) reviews the provisions of the Bus Services Act and contains recommendations for legislative change as well as quick wins that could better support bus services in our communities.
The LGA in Parliament report highlights a vital part of our role as the voice of local government, working with parliamentarians as we seek to inform debates, the scrutiny of legislation that affects local government, and shape the reports of select committees and All-Party Parliamentary Groups.
This independent article from Lola, a young person involved with NSPCC’S Young People’s Board for Change is part of the LGA children and young people's mental health think piece series. This independent piece from Lola's own personal experience explores of the mental health system explores what can we do to develop a mental health system that works for children?
This independent article from Professor Jim McManus, ADPH President and Sarah Muckle, ADPH Policy Lead for Children and Young People is part of the LGA children and young people's mental health think piece series. The piece explores the question 'what are the conditions for ensuring good mental health and wellbeing in children, young people and families?'