It is not a fix-all, but I hope its measures will produce a real improvement in the number of people who become homeless in the first place.
Posts Tagged: LGA
Councils sharing space with job centres is an example. It means an improved service – and releases buildings which can be sold to reduce debt and provide new homes.
We must seize the opportunities to provide services in a more efficient way – cutting the long delays on public procurement is an obvious example.
The full text of the Communities and Local Government Secretary’s speech to the LGA today.
The Government has not reintroduced the Bill that would implement its commitment to the localisation of business rates by 2020.
Heath and Social Care integration is in everyone’s interests and we need to work hard to make it a reality.
David Simmonds: Why I am standing to be Conservative Group Leader of the Local Government Association
We need a strong voice to demand that Brexit means devolution.
Councils need a voice in the Brexit negotiations, more devolution deals and full retention of Business Rates.
Skills and training programmes, partly financed by the European Social Fund, are highly centralised and inefficient.
Many thousands took part in events around the country.
Vaping has left public health programmes increasingly ineffective.
We have lobbied the Chancellor hard and it’s achieved results.
There is a mixed picture but the Government is listening to our concerns.
Drastic changes are needed to a lobby group that has served as an apologist for failure.
Yet again the Local Government Association defends the indefensible.