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Climate Adaptation Toolkit, 20 January 2022

Overview of the toolkit Jo Wall, Strategic Director, Local Partnerships Rachel Toresen-Owuor, Programme Director, Local Partnerships Local Adaptation

Climate Adaptation Toolkit, 20 January 2022

Public health services at risk amid funding uncertainty and Omicron pressures

Drug and alcohol treatment, tackling obesity and health visiting are among the vital frontline services at risk of being cut back or closing altogether, unless government urgently sets out public health funding for the next year.

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Public health services at risk amid funding uncertainty and Omicron pressures

LGA responds to Public Accounts Committee report into Project Gigabit

"Councils have a vital role to play helping to improve local communities’ connectivity. During the pandemic, communities have been reliant on having a fast and reliable broadband connection to support home working, access to services and to keep friends and family in touch."

LGA responds to Public Accounts Committee report into Project Gigabit

LGA responds to HMICFRS State of Fire report

Cllr Ian Stephens, Chair of the LGA’s Fire Services Management Committee responds to the Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire Services Management Committee State of Fire report.

LGA responds to HMICFRS State of Fire report

Supporting councils with business engagement

The LGA commissioned Shared Intelligence to undertake research to identify and capture the learning from councils’ extensive contact with businesses over the last 18 months in the context of COVID-19. This report sets out how councils can engage more effectively with businesses in the future to support economic recovery.

Supporting councils with business engagement

Local government workforce summary data - November 2021

This summary of local government workforce data looks primarily at the directly employed workforce. The data comes from multiple sources, therefore dates will vary.

Local government workforce summary data - November 2021