Additional funding is needed to support social care from being pushed closer to ‘breaking point’, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson is expected to sign up to a package of measures which aims to have 5,000 more electric vehicles (EV) on its roads by 2020.
A report conducted by Barnardos has recommended that young people should be offered more supported lodgings to cut the number of care leavers living in ‘unsuitable bed and breakfasts’.
The Local Government Obudsman (LGO) has published a report outlining that delays in processing the Disabled Facilities Grants has left disabled people in unsuitable homes for too long.
New research by the London School of Economics has found that The Housing Bill could push numerous social housing tenants away from the capital, resulting in a recruitment crisis in the care sector.
Ian Duncan Smith has resigned as Work and Pensions Secretary after condemning cuts disability benefits announced in the 2016 Budget.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to issue a ban on junk food advertising near schools, nurseries and children’s centres, in a bid to tackle child obesity.
A consultation on the re-inspection of children’s services rated inadequate has just closed, and the LGA has warned that Ofsted is ‘falling significantly short’ of helping providers to improve.
According to think tank ResPublica, the government should provide a £3 billion ‘Fast Track Discharge Fund’ to tackle bed blocking in hospitals.
Simon Stevens, head of NHS England is setting out plans to build ten new housing developments with healthy living in mind.
Councils are reducing HIV services and leaving people with little or no support in their local towns, according to a campaign launched by a group of charities.
According to a report published by The Children’s Society, young carers are not being provided with enough early support from schools and local authorities.
New powers to raise council tax to support social care in 2016/17 will not raise enough to fix the current shortfall of funding, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on fizzy drink companies to display the sugar content of their products in teaspoons.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to require pub, restaurant and cinema chains to publish the calorie content of their food and drink.
Sue Robb of 4Children talks to Julie Laughton and Alison Britton from the Department for Education about the role of childminders in delivering the 30 hours free entitlement.
In recent years the UK Government has made efforts to modernise how it works.
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Businesses and organisations are at an increasing risk of cyber attacks and councils are among these potential targets, says the LGA
Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, explains how the region is meeting increasing challenges with courage, optimism and innovation
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