Local Government Association

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LGA responds to Government response to Home Affairs Committee report on spiking

"While the Police primarily lead the response to incidents of spiking, councils play a vital, preventative role by not only working with a range of partners to improve safeguarding measures within the night-time economy but through the licensing system to address specific concerns against a venue."

LGA responds to Government response to Home Affairs Committee report on spiking

The Future of Cities

This collection of essays and videos brings together city leaders, academics, think tanks, urban artists and writers to answer this one big question: What do we want our cities to be, and how do we get there?
The Future of Cities

Procurement Bill, Committee Stage, 4 July 2022

We are concerned that the wording of the Bill will require the public sector to spend time and money seeking market solutions for goods and services which can currently be delivered effectively by collaborative arrangements within the public sector.

Briefing

Procurement Bill, Committee Stage, 4 July 2022

LGA responds to Campaign for Better Transport bus funding report

"The recent funding announcements came as a disappointment for many councils, with more than half of the areas that applied for more support receiving no funding and over a third of the country’s population missing out."

LGA responds to Campaign for Better Transport bus funding report

Globally competitive cities: how the UK compares

Mission one of the Levelling Up White Paper states ‘by 2030, pay, employment and productivity will have risen in every area of the UK, with each containing a globally competitive city, and the gap between the top performing and other areas closing.’

Globally competitive cities: how the UK compares

National census of local authority councillors 2022

The LGA's ninth Census of Local Authority Councillors in England provides the most comprehensive, timely overview of local government representation and, with previous years’ data, how that has changed over time.

National census of local authority councillors 2022

Dr Anna Marazuela Kim - Culture, Common wealth, Civic agency

“Cities are not just machines: they are complex ecosystems. They work best when they are able - like the complex people who live in them - to grow in ways that are interconnected, cooperative, responsive & healthy.”

Dr Anna Marazuela Kim - Culture, Common wealth, Civic agency