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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

LGA thanks Lord Jeremy Beecham

"His dedication to local communities across the country has been tireless and his many years in the House of Lords has allowed him to continue doing what he does best – standing up for people and trying to make things better for us all."

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LGA thanks Lord Jeremy Beecham

London Borough of Camden and London Fire Brigade

Working together

At Camden Council, initial information gathering, basic risk assessment and prioritising is done by one full-time principal environmental health officer (EHO), supported by their manager. Higher-risk buildings stay with the principal EHO for follow-up and enforcement, while lower risk buildings are monitored by the team of EHOs.

London Borough of Camden and London Fire Brigade

Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

Nottingham’s Joint Audit and Inspection Team (JAIT) was established in the autumn of 2019. The idea arose from an informal conversation between two senior colleagues from Nottingham City Council and Nottingham Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) about building safety.

Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

LGA responds to County Councils Network and LaingBuisson report

"Many councils have approached us regarding these reforms and this timely report clearly highlights the risk to care homes. We remain clear that under-funded reforms also pose a risk to the overall financial viability of some councils as they stand now."

LGA responds to County Councils Network and LaingBuisson report

LGA responds to DLUHC announcement on supported housing package

“We are pleased that government is acting on councils’ concerns about the minority of unscrupulous landlords who exploit the supported housing system for financial gain while providing poor quality accommodation and support to people in vulnerable circumstances."

LGA responds to DLUHC announcement on supported housing package