Local Government Association

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LGA: Sugar levy should be spent by councils to tackle physical inactivity and ensure lasting Commonwealth Games legacy

By reinstating this funding and devolving sugar levy funds, the Government can ensure councils can continue to provide vital services such as tackling childhood obesity and encouraging greater physical activity in their local areas.

LGA: Sugar levy should be spent by councils to tackle physical inactivity and ensure lasting Commonwealth Games legacy

Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Productivity and Prosperity

The aim of the session was to explore the role of the private and public sector in addressing inter and intra-regional inequalities and consider the shift towards sustainable and inclusive models of prosperity.

Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Productivity and Prosperity

Cost of living: Health and wellbeing

This section outlines efforts being made by councils and other organisations to enhance people's health and wellbeing, on which the rising cost of living has impacted.

Cost of living: Health and wellbeing

Performance Management at Bristol City Council

This case study explains how Bristol City Council is working to develop a performance management culture which embraces the use of data and insight to drive improvement.

Case Study

Performance Management at Bristol City Council

London Borough of Southwark: Innovative use of the Household Support Fund

Southwark Council used the Household Support Fund to improve delivery of local welfare including providing direct cash support to help low income households pay rising energy bills, set levels of support based on local welfare data, and create community referral pathways.

Case Study

London Borough of Southwark: Innovative use of the Household Support Fund

London Borough of Lambeth: Streamlining access to financial support

To ensure that residents receive the right support at the right time, Lambeth Council entered into a partnership with Lightning Reach, an award-winning social impact startup, to connect people in financial hardship to a personalised range of support.

Case Study

London Borough of Lambeth: Streamlining access to financial support

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham: Holistic financial guidance and support

Barking and Dagenham Council has led on the creation of a new standalone financial guidance and support website called Barking and Dagenham Money, a focal point for the Council’s communications and support relating to the escalating cost of living crisis.

Case Study

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham: Holistic financial guidance and support

Swindon Borough Council: Innovate housing solutions for older people in inter-generational communities

Swindon Borough Council is seeking to develop directly and with partners a greater range of housing options suited to people in late life. The council has developed and enabled specialist housing options, such as extra care housing, to meet the housing and care needs of older people.

Swindon Borough Council: Innovate housing solutions for older people in inter-generational communities