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Coronavirus: information for councils
Save the date: #CouncilsCan Day 2020
LGA responds to Treasury one-year Spending Review announcement
Preparing for the end of the EU Transition Period
There is now a transition period until the end of 2020 while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements. The current rules on trade, travel and business for the UK and EU continue to apply during the transition period. You should prepare now for new rules which take effect on 1 January 2021.
This is the ‘dreaded’ second wave
Professor Kate Ardern, Director of Public Health, Wigan Council
Issues for local government resulting from the end of transition period
EU regulations that have been converted into UK law will continue in January. Services will have to reference the new UK law
‘It feels like we are impotent at times – we need the power to do our jobs’
Lucy Wightman, Director of Public Health, Northamptonshire County Council
COVID-19: Early years childcare sufficiency and sustainability planning for Spring 2021, 22 October 2020
Download the presentations from this event.
‘Factory outbreak encapsulated challenge we face in containing virus’
Dr Louise Smith, Director of Public Health, Norfolk County Council
EU exit: Community engagement
Guidance for local authorities on the ways in which they can understand, engage and reassure their communities in following departure from the EU.
LGA responds to Young Carers research
“Councils across the country work hard to make sure they are able to access the support they need while continuing to enjoy their childhoods and fulfil their full potential."
Home Office EU Settlement Scheme
Information for councils and local partners Local Authorities Toolkit This toolkit equips you with the right materials and information to support EU
Preventing Youth Homelessness by Design, 13 February 2020
EU exit: Guidance on the transition period and sign up to Government email bulletin
The UK has left the EU. Find out what this means for you.
Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework Project Summary Report 2018/19
The Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework (MSPOF) was developed to provide a means of promoting and measuring practice that supports an outcomes focus and person led approach to safeguarding adults.
LGA responds to announcement of Hearts for the Arts award winners
Despite rising demand for services and central government funding reductions, councils continue to be the biggest investors in culture, bringing communities across the country together.
LGA Independent Group Climate Emergency Conference – February 2020
Update from our Climate Emergency Conference
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.