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Birmingham City Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Birmingham plans to test its powers to influence the social and economic determinants of health to shift towards a healthier food and physical

Birmingham City Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Nottinghamshire County Council plans to build on its broader whole system approach around the community food environment, to develop food skills

Nottinghamshire County Council: Year 3 Q3 update

Debate on Gambling Harm, House of Lords, 27 April 2022

Gambling related harm continues to have a devastating impact on the lives of those directly affected, their families and wider communities. Councils are committed to continuing to prevent gambling-related harm in their communities and helping those affected to get the support they need recover and rebuild their lives.

Debate on Gambling Harm, House of Lords, 27 April 2022

Supporting the youngest children in the youth justice system: what works to reduce offending and improve outcomes?

This report summarises findings from a structured review of the evidence for alternatives to CJS responses, which was undertaken to establish what works to reduce offending and improve outcomes for children aged 8-13 years in contact with the criminal justice system.

Supporting the youngest children in the youth justice system: what works to reduce offending and improve outcomes?

Liverpool City Council and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

Liverpool City Council and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) have an informal structure for joint working on fire risk to high-rise residential buildings, based on effective communication and information sharing. Liverpool has over 200 blocks over 18 metres high, including purpose-built student and private residential blocks.

Liverpool City Council and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

Briefing on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund Prospectus

This briefing summarises the Government's UKSPF guidance and some of the key issues councils and combined authorities will need to consider while developing their investment plans, and an LGA view on some key issues.

Briefing on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund Prospectus

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: Local Listed Building Consent Order

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is the first council in the country to introduce a new listed building consent order, giving permission for solar panels on most Grade II and Grade II* listed buildings, without the need for individual listed building consent. Previously, residents of listed buildings had to obtain individual consent to install solar panels on their property. This was difficult and time consuming, which put many residents off.

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: Local Listed Building Consent Order

Levelling Up Local Inquiry: Funding and alignment

On 22nd March 2022 the LGA hosted the first roundtable of the ‘Levelling up Locally Inquiry’ exploring the theme of funding and alignment.

Levelling Up Local Inquiry: Funding and alignment