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Nine in ten councillors back call for social care priority in government
Sector-led improvement in 2020/21
Adult social care reform: Our letter to Government
Councillors from across the country and political spectrum have called on the Government to give greater priority to social care and start committing more resources to it now.
UPRN: Find my local address and street custodian
The ‘find my custodian’ service enables you to identify quickly who your custodian is, to support with enhancements of your case management systems, which is a precursor to making better use of data and improving service delivery in your local area.
Road to COP26
Learn about the 26th Climate Change Conference
LGA responds to the Public Accounts Committee Report on the Culture Recovery Fund
Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Chair of the LGA’s Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, responds to the Public Accounts Committee report on the Culture Recovery Fund.
Support for care leavers – advice for corporate parents, 23 June 2021
View the presentation slides from this virtual event.
A guide to the emergency insourcing of leisure services
This guide has been written to help councils in an emergency position mobilise their leisure service. It is not intended to instruct or encourage councils to bring leisure services back in-house but instead provides appropriate tools and considerations to support the process. Councils are advised to take their own due diligence to evaluate their individual options. The guide is correct as of June 2021.
Leaders of organisations that represent adult social care nationally are urging the Government to act now on reform of England’s social care system.
LGA Virtual Annual Conference 2021
Feedback from the LGA hybrid working roundtable events May 2021
Hybrid working - key considerations
These are the significant workforce issues for organisations to consider when developing hybrid working.
LGA – Library investment key to helping children catch up following pandemic
Investing in libraries is key to driving the national recovery from COVID-19 and enabling children to catch up on lost learning, the Local Government Association, said today.
Be a councillor area
Everything you need to know if you're considering becoming a councillor - what councils and councillors do, what you will need to do to take your first steps and all about the role and the support you can expect.
Planning - House of Commons, 21 June 2021
Councils are committed to ensuring new homes are built and communities have quality places to live. It is vital that these are delivered through a locally-led planning system with public participation
Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 2 Q3 update
Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC) plans to build on their broader whole system approach around the community food environment, to develop food skills, access and support for families with children in the early years.
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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.