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

Responsibility to check your premises fire safety measures

The LGA Fire Services Management Committee and the National Fire Chiefs Council have jointly written an open letter to responsible persons regarding checks on fire safety measures. It will be relevant to all stock-holding councils ALMOs etc and also private sector housing enforcement teams.

Responsibility to check your premises fire safety measures

Tackling child exploitation: resources pack

As local leaders and community representatives, councillors have responsibilities to help protect children in their area. Being aware of the signs of child exploitation, understanding what to do if you have concerns and knowing what questions to be asking of local services is key. This resources pack explores this, and showcases innovative work going on around the country to prevent child exploitation.

Tackling child exploitation: resources pack

LGA responds to latest estimated Long Covid prevalence data

“All of us involved in the pandemic response need to have an honest debate about the potential implications of Long Covid on resources and capacity, not just in terms of pressures on the NHS, but also on our overstretched and under-pressure social care system and other vital council services."

LGA responds to latest estimated Long Covid prevalence data

JNC Circular No.66 - Coroners' Pay 2021/22

Agreement has been reached on the pay award for 2021/22. Circular 66 provides further information and revised salaries and pay rates effective from 1 April 2021.

JNC Circular No.66 - Coroners' Pay 2021/22

Investment in grassroots and community sport facilities integral to capturing Team GB legacy

Investment in sport and leisure facilities, from financial support, to strategic partnership working between central and local government and community organisations is essential in increasing the development of young people, preparing them with vital life skills and healthy habits.

Investment in grassroots and community sport facilities integral to capturing Team GB legacy