“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 latest quarterly homelessness statistics
“The end to the eviction ban brought in to protect tenants during the pandemic has undoubtedly contributed to this rise in households threatened with homelessness from the private sector, and councils are eager to work with government on a plan to safeguard tenants."
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.
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.
Provision of school-based counselling services, House of Commons, 9 November 2021
Three-quarters of mental health problems first emerge before the age of 25, so it makes sense economically to invest in mental health support for young people, as well as making a huge difference to people’s lives.
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.