Local Government Association

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LGA responds to additional bus funding

Cllr David Renard, Transport spokesperson for the Local Government Association, comments on the Government’s announcement of an additional £130 million of funding for bus operators to act as an extension of emergency support since the pandemic.

LGA responds to additional bus funding

Councils have a central role to play in boosting civic pride in left behind places - Professor Michael Kenny

Local authorities’ responsibilities in areas like local arts provision on a statutory footing. Councils have a crucial role to play as anchors and convenors of place, and are best positioned to understand what policy mix is most likely to enhance feelings of civic pride in their area.

Councils have a central role to play in boosting civic pride in left behind places - Professor Michael Kenny

Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Place and identity

The aim of this session was to explore questions of place and identity within a post-pandemic context and look to the potential of local social and cultural infrastructure to strengthen inward investment, encourage entrepreneurialism and address economic inequalities.

Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Place and identity

LGA responds to new heat health alert

"Councils are once again urging people to take care, particularly of those who may be more vulnerable to effects of heat. This includes people who may be older or people with heart and respiratory issues."

LGA responds to new heat health alert

London Borough of Southwark: Step-by-Step

Step-by-Step is a Southwark Council initiative to test different approaches to managing debt to the Council – including council tax debt. Where residents volunteer to participate, the Council will immediately suspend all recovery and enforcement action for a period to allow arrangements to be set in place. Under the latest pilots, Step-by-Step also offers debtors access to free, independent debt advice available by phone or online.

Case Study

London Borough of Southwark: Step-by-Step

Cost of living hub

Councils and local partners have delivered remarkable services and support to protect their residents against higher costs, targeting help at those facing the most complex challenges. This hub is designed to share best practice and help councils support their residents through this difficult time.

Cost of living hub

Review of Temporary Accommodation Provision: working together to improving the availability of appropriate temporary accommodation across the county (Hertfordshire Property Partnership)

The objective of the project is to investigate the options available to local authorities in Hertfordshire to better meet the needs of families in temporary accommodation.

Review of Temporary Accommodation Provision: working together to improving the availability of appropriate temporary accommodation across the county (Hertfordshire Property Partnership)