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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
Since the referendum in 2016, the LGA has taken a neutral stance on the issue of EU exit.
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
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‘Factory outbreak encapsulated challenge we face in containing virus’
Dr Louise Smith, Director of Public Health, Norfolk County Council
Business and Planning Bill, Second Reading, House of Lords, 6 July 2020
Councils want to work with the Government to develop post COVID-19 recovery options. The economic, social and environmental recovery our communities need will look different in different areas of the country and only a locally coordinated response will be effective.
Re-Thinking Local: A Vision For The Future - Simon Clarke MP | 3 July 2020
Hear from Simon Clarke MP, Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government and Cllr Izzi Seccombe OBE, Leader, LGA Conservative Group and Vice-Chairman, LGA.
COVID-19 workforce survey research report, week ending 12 June 2020
This is report is part of a series of bi-weekly surveys of all councils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland collecting key workforce data on how the sector is responding to COVID-19.
Good Practice Guide: Delivering Financial Hardship Support Schemes
Councils have put in place a range of support to alleviate financial hardship and support economically vulnerable households.
LGA responds to the Government’s return to school plan
"Councils want all children to return to school to continue with their education and we also want to work with the Government, education leaders and schools to make sure the national effort is a success."
Herefordshire Council - planning for recovery
We had just stepped out of emergency response mode when COVID-19 hit. As flooding subsided and COVID-19 spread, Herefordshire Council decided to relocate all staff out of its offices.
LGA responds to COVID-19 council funding package
“The further £500 million extra funding to help councils meet extra COVID-19 costs pressures is helpful but, in the context of the funding gap councils still face, substantial additional funding will be needed and we await further details on how this money will be distributed."
Re-Thinking Local: A Vision For The Future - Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP | 2 July 2020
Hear from Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, and Cllr Izzi Seccombe OBE, Leader, LGA Conservative Group and LGA Vice-Chairman.
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