Local Government Association

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London Borough of Southwark: Partnering with the Money Adviser Network to reduce debts

Southwark Council partners with the Money Adviser Network, referring customers mainly for rent or council tax arrears. This provides immediate assistance, while building a picture of who in the borough is in particular need and plan support for the future.

Case Study

London Borough of Southwark: Partnering with the Money Adviser Network to reduce debts

Bath & North East Somerset Council: Cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub

Bath and North East Somerset Council are continuing to mobilise their cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub to support the most vulnerable residents, most recently addressing the pressures created by the cost of living crisis.

Case Study

Bath & North East Somerset Council: Cross-partner Community Wellbeing Hub

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

Agreeing to disagree? Research into arrangements for avoiding disagreements and resolving disputes in the SEND system in England

The LGA has commissioned Isos Partnership to undertake research into approaches to avoiding disagreements and disputes, including, but not limited to Tribunal appeals, in the SEND system, the factors giving rise to these trends, and what is needed at a national policy level to avoid address those challenges.

Agreeing to disagree? Research into arrangements for avoiding disagreements and resolving disputes in the SEND system in England

LGA responds to CMA report on children's social care market

“We urge the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care to consider these recommendations in their final report and are keen to work with the Government to ensure that children can live in the homes that best suit their needs and where they can thrive.”

LGA responds to CMA report on children's social care market

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Levelling Up

The Levelling Up White Paper presents an opportunity to reset the relationship between central and local government and put councils at the heart of delivering the Government’s ambitious programme to improve opportunities and outcomes in all parts of the country.

Levelling Up