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

House of Commons debate, Fire safety in retirement communities, 9 November 2021

We welcome the introduction of the Fire Safety Act and the Building Safety Bill and hope they will be an important step in the right direction. We are however concerned about some of the practicalities of the implementation of new fire safety legislation for both resident safety and local authorities.

House of Commons debate, Fire safety in retirement communities, 9 November 2021

Action on childhood obesity in two tier areas

This learning note pulls together some findings on how to organise action on childhood obesity in two tier areas. It draws on the experience of the Nottinghamshire and Pennine Lancashire trailblazers and on the discussion on this topic at a workshop at the Trailblazer Assembly in September 2021.

Action on childhood obesity in two tier areas

Joint circular 119 - PSC Handbook update

The 2017 version of the PSC Handbook has been updated to reflect the following changes and additions to terms and conditions arising as a result of collective agreements reached at the Council since 1 April 2017.

Joint circular 119 - PSC Handbook update