Local Government Association

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‘Stopping terrorism requires a broad and joined-up approach’: LGA responds to Prevent review

“We have long argued that stopping terrorism requires a broad and joined-up approach. Investing in a long-term approach, which includes a multi-agency support offer for those at risk, is vital in addressing some of the wider issues that may contribute to individuals becoming radicalised and create tensions in our communities.

‘Stopping terrorism requires a broad and joined-up approach’: LGA responds to Prevent review

LGA response to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities consultation on the Building Safety Levy

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities held a consultation on the Building Safety Levy between 22 November 2022 and 7 February 2023. The consultation sought views on the design and implementation of the Levy. Our response to the consultation questions can be found below.

LGA response to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities consultation on the Building Safety Levy

Final Local Government Finance Settlement 2023/24, House of Commons, 8 February 2023

While the LGA welcomes an overall increase in baseline funding for local authorities, are concerned that a significant proportion of the increase in core spending power for 2023/24 has been achieved through a combination of potentially one-off grants, ring-fenced funding, re-allocation of existing funding, and the assumption that local authorities will implement council tax increases. We continue to make the case for multi-year settlements and for more long-term certainty around funding and budgets.

Final Local Government Finance Settlement 2023/24, House of Commons, 8 February 2023

Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt and Secretary of State Michael Gove on urgent support needed for public sport and leisure services

Our members stand ready to work in partnership with Government to prevent further closures and accelerate our progress towards a sustainable leisure network.

Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt and Secretary of State Michael Gove on urgent support needed for public sport and leisure services

Podcast transcript (Nudges for Social Good) – Wirral Council: working with community champions during the COVID-19 pandemic

Transcript of episode 16 of our behavioural insights podcast – Nudges for Social Good – in which Nicola Jones and Rory McGill of Wirrall Council discuss their behavioural insights trial working with community champions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Podcast transcript (Nudges for Social Good) – Wirral Council: working with community champions during the COVID-19 pandemic