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Councils' role supporting the digital skills pipeline
LGA: COVID-19 has created ‘perfect storm’ of health inequalities
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Tackling child exploitation: resources pack
As local leaders and community representatives, councillors have responsibilities to help protect children in their area. Being aware of the signs of child exploitation, understanding what to do if you have concerns and knowing what questions to be asking of local services is key. This resources pack explores this, and showcases innovative work going on around the country to prevent child exploitation.
LGA responds to latest estimated Long Covid prevalence data
“All of us involved in the pandemic response need to have an honest debate about the potential implications of Long Covid on resources and capacity, not just in terms of pressures on the NHS, but also on our overstretched and under-pressure social care system and other vital council services."
LGA – Licensing powers need to cover public health
Giving councils the powers to consider the public health impact of licensing decisions is vital to protect communities from harm, reduce NHS costs and save lives, the Local Government Association says today.
Lewisham Childhood Obesity Trailblazer Programme - Co-production with the Young Mayors Team
Co-production and collaboration with stakeholders and communities is one key element that contributes to the success of interventions and programmes.
Investment in grassroots and community sport facilities integral to capturing Team GB legacy
Investment in sport and leisure facilities, from financial support, to strategic partnership working between central and local government and community organisations is essential in increasing the development of young people, preparing them with vital life skills and healthy habits.
This online resource outlines the key roles councils play in supporting local skills progression and highlights a number of successful interventions undertaken to date.
Housing crisis: Over 4,500 classrooms worth of children stuck in temporary accommodation over summer holidays
As pupils have broken up from school, 119,830 children in England will be living in temporary accommodation during the end-of-year break, according to latest government figures.
BI podcast transcription: North Yorkshire County Council
Welcome to the latest episode of Nudges for Social Good, the LGA's podcast on behaviour change.
Haringey, Islington and Camden Partnership: Burgoyne Road
The sale of Burgoyne Road releases land for new housing units and creation of a community facility for residents.
LGA responds to £338 million government investment in walking and cycling
“Councils are at the heart of promoting and enabling more sustainable local journeys, and more government support for cycle lanes and new Highway Code guidance to make it safer on the roads will help us deliver safer cycling options to get more people on their bikes."
“COVID-19 has cruelly exposed and exacerbated the many social and health problems which existed before the pandemic, that need to be urgently addressed as part of our national recovery."
Everything you need to know about devolution in England.
JNC for coroners’ management side letter - coroner pay offer 30 July 2021
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