Local Government Association

We are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve

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LGA responds to Universal Credit reforms

“Using their local leadership, knowledge of the local labour market and ability to bring partners together, councils are uniquely placed to deliver a coherent, local joined-up offer to help people get back into work and training, backed up by the right funding.”

LGA responds to Universal Credit reforms

LGA response to "People at the heart of care: adult social care reform white paper"

This briefing sets out the LGA's response to different parts of the Government's adult social care white paper chapter by chapter. While we fully support and endorse the positive framing of social care in the white paper, we question whether the funding set out matches the Government’s level of ambition.

LGA response to "People at the heart of care: adult social care reform white paper"

Warrington: Working side-by-side with public health

At Warrington Borough Council a joint environmental and public health team was quickly set up to help businesses to adopt COVID-19 secure working practices and to deal with any outbreaks.   

Warrington: Working side-by-side with public health

Sussex: Ensuring smooth coordination in a two-tier area

As soon as COVID-19 hit, a pan-Sussex enforcement cell was set up which included the police, Brighton and Hove City Council, the two county councils and the network of district and borough councils.  

Sussex: Ensuring smooth coordination in a two-tier area

Market shaping and viability support programme

The Care and Health Improvement Programme is delivering a programme of activities to support commissioner’s efforts in relation to current market viability and future market shaping.

Market shaping and viability support programme