Local Government Association

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

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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

Effective delivery of strategic sites: Milton Keynes

Established by endowment by the Milton Keynes Development Corporation at the outset of the New Town in 1967, the Parks Trust manage much of the green space within Milton Keynes, funded through the ownership of local assets as well as income from leisure and recreation uses within the city’s greenspace. 

Case Study

Effective delivery of strategic sites: Milton Keynes

Effective delivery of strategic sites: Beeston, Nottingham

The site is significant in contributing to both councils’ housing land requirement (but is appropriately recognised in NCC policy terms as a regeneration site and therefore not unduly relied upon for the purposes of housing delivery calculations). 

Case Study

Effective delivery of strategic sites: Beeston, Nottingham

Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 2 Q4 update

Nottinghamshire County Council plans to build on their broader whole system approach around the community food environment, to develop food skills, access and support for families with children in the early years.

Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 2 Q4 update

Pennine Lancashire consortium of local authorities: Year 2 Q4 update

Pennine Lancashire Consortium of Local Authorities plan to test planning powers to restrict food retailers that do not offer healthier options and test a range of levers to incentivise existing retailers to improve their offer, whilst supporting elected members and community grassroots movements.

Pennine Lancashire consortium of local authorities: Year 2 Q4 update

London Borough of Lewisham: Year 2 Q4 update

Lewisham plan to test their powers to restrict advertising of products high in fat, salt or sugar and utilise unsold advertising space to promote tailored local health promotion campaigns co-designed with the community.

London Borough of Lewisham: Year 2 Q4 update