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LGA responds to Social Housing Green Paper
'The lives we want to lead' – the LGA green paper for adult social care
LGA responds to Government Rough Sleeping Strategy
LGA responds to report on e-cigarettes
“Since the advent of e-cigarettes, we have seen the number of users of smoking cessation services fall, while the population of smokers left is now more challenging to get to quit."
LGA responds to stop smoking statistics
“Council-led schemes have had a successful impact on helping people to quit smoking."
The social housing green paper - briefing - 15 August 2018
The green paper is a step towards delivering more social homes but it is only a small step, compared with the huge and immediate need for more genuinely affordable homes.
LGA response to Clean Air Strategy - 14 August 2018
The plan sets out a variety of different actions across a number of different public agencies. What the plan does not acknowledge sufficiently is that these actions are in addition to current activity.
LGA responds to supported housing funding announcement
“This announcement will help address the growing number of people living longer with increasingly complex needs who want to live independent lives in their own homes and communities, rather than being stuck in a hospital bed or unsuitable accommodation."
Rough Sleeping Strategy - briefing
The Rough Sleeping Strategy sets out the Government’s strategy for halving rough sleeping by 2022 and ending it by 2027. It was published on 13 August 2018.
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