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Annual local government finance conference 2020
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Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2020/21: on-the-day briefing
At this conference we will get underneath the 2020/21 provisional local government finance settlement and look at what it means for local authorities, as well as look to the longer term with a multi-year Spending Review on the horizon for 2020.
Bigger fly-tipping fines needed as offences soar 50 per cent
Tougher sentences are needed to deter fly-tipping, which latest figures shows costs councils £58 million a year to clear up.
LGA responds to new funding to crackdown on criminal landlords
“Councils want to work with the Government to raise standards in the private rented sector, and could do more if they were given the right tools, like greater freedom to establish local licensing schemes for landlords.”
LGA: Dangerous fake alcohol warning to New Year’s Eve revellers
New Year’s Eve revellers are being urged to avoid cheap and dangerous fake alcohol being sold by rogue retailers ahead of the biggest social night of the year.
LGA responds to Children's Commissioner report on children in care moving out of area
The new government must provide appropriate funding to ensure the right homes are available for all children in the right place whatever their needs.
LGA responds to homelessness funding announcement
Today’s announcement shows that the Government has listened to our calls and continued to fund homelessness services
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