Local Government Association

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

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Building Safety Bill, Second Reading, House of Lords, 2 February 2022

Delivery of the new building safety regime is dependent on council building control and the fire service. The funding to achieve the necessary increase in skills and capacity has not yet been agreed and we are concerned that it may be inadequate. The LGA asks that new funding is administered to councils and fire services to deliver this new work.

Building Safety Bill, Second Reading, House of Lords, 2 February 2022

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

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

LGA responds to Health Education England report on mental health workforce

“Councils have proved how critical they are in providing services during COVID-19, working closely with schools and other partners to provide support to children and young people, but have had to divert all their early intervention spending into more acute services due to overstretched budgets."

LGA responds to Health Education England report on mental health workforce