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Effective delivery of strategic sites (accessible version)

There are a number of ‘stages’ in the planning process, and this Toolkit is structured to take you through each stage of these in turn.

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Councils' role in supporting the exports industry

The exporting industry is complex and difficult to navigate. The Local Government Association (LGA) has therefore commissioned this guide to provide a resource to councils looking to support local firms to increase their level of exports.

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Tackling domestic abuse - innovative approaches by councils and partner organisations

Social Finance, on behalf of the LGA, has produced 12 case studies showcasing some of the innovative approaches taken by councils and partner organisations, to tackle domestic abuse before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thriving places: Guidance on the development of place-based partnerships as part of statutory integrated care systems

This co-produced NHS England and NHS Improvement and Local Government Association (LGA) document seeks to support all partner organisations in integrated care systems (ICSs) to collectively define their place-based partnership working.

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COVID-19 Workforce Survey, week ending 9 July 2021

This report is part of a series of monthly surveys of all councils in England and Wales collecting key workforce data on how the sector is responding to COVID-19.

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Creating local green jobs

Following the successful completion of the Leading and Learning Programme (L&LP) this report seeks to capture the learnings across all of the individual authorities involved, the process and the outputs from the Action Learning Sets (ALS) and the output from the final symposium.

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Improving digital citizenship: Research and good practice

Online harassment, intimidation and abuse, and the spread of mis and disinformation, are now major challenges to local democracy. This guide outlines research in relation to councillors and digital citizenship, and looks at the good work going on in the UK and abroad. 

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Improving digital citizenship: A practical guide for councillors

Social media has become an important public space, where councillors share political information and engage with other councillors, support officers and residents. But it also opens the door for abuse, harassment and intimidation, along with the spread of misinformation. This guide provides practical advice and resources for councillors as they continue to navigate this space.

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Adult safeguarding and homelessness: experience informed practice

Examples of positive learning and practice from the different sectors involved, especially housing, health and social care, both statutory and third sector.

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Local service delivery and place-shaping: A framework to support parish and town councils

​​​​​​​This document presents a framework for principal councils looking to support parish and town (local) councils to play an increased role in local service delivery and place-shaping. While it is aimed at principal councils, the research has also been steered by interviews and discussion with representatives of the local council sector.

Build back local

Valuing and understanding local difference is what will truly enable us to level up.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.


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