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Get in on the act - local government disqualification act

Get in on the Act: The Local Government (Disqualification) Act 2022

This briefing outlines what the Act covers and how it will impact local government.

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Debate Not Hate: The impact of abuse on local democracy

Our call for evidence of abuse and intimidation of councillors was launched in October 2021. This report sets out the findings and recommendations for the future of local democracy.

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National census of local authority councillors 2022

The LGA's ninth Census of Local Authority Councillors in England provides the most comprehensive, timely overview of local government representation and, with previous years’ data, how that has changed over time.

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Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: Round 32 - June 2022

The LGA measures resident satisfaction with councils every three to four months. This report presents the results of the 32nd round of polling conducted in June 2022.

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Survey of Homelessness Presentations by Ukrainian Arrivals

This report presents the findings of a Local Government Association (LGA) survey of councils to obtain a snapshot of the number of new Ukrainian households presenting to homelessness services.

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Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: Round 31 - February 2022

The LGA measures resident satisfaction with councils every three to four months. This report presents the results of the thirty-first round of polling conducted in February 2022.

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Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: Round 30 - October 2021

The LGA measures resident satisfaction with councils every three to four months. This report presents the results of the thirtieth round of polling conducted in October 2021.

Working in partnership. How councils can work with the voluntary sector to increase civic participation.

Working in partnership: How councils can work with the voluntary and community sector to increase civic participation?

Local democracy is strongest when there are high levels of civic representation, where citizens voices are heard and taken into account in local decision-making. However, not all individuals in society feel they can participate equally in the civic arena. This research focuses on how councils can work with their local voluntary and community sector to improve civic participation of underrepresented groups.

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Mapping Support and Liability for Economically Vulnerable Households

This report sets out the key mechanisms in place at both national and local levels to support economically vulnerable households through the COVID-19 crisis, and present modelling results of the potential impact of the removal of these support mechanisms.

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The role of councils in improving access to affordable credit and financial services for low-income households

This guide offers councils ideas and experience to enable them to make the best use of available resources, maximise the effectiveness and value of their local approaches and to ensure that they are well placed to drive forward positive change in the provision of affordable and responsible finance, for the people and communities that need it the most.

Build back local

To build back better, we must build back local.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.

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