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A connected society: A strategy for tackling loneliness

In October 2018 the Government launched its first loneliness strategy which sets out a social prescribing approach to tackle loneliness in England. We look here at the strategy and the role of local government in implementing it.

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Creating walking cities

It is now widely recognised that walking has a key role to play in addressing many of the serious public health concerns facing cities. This briefing summarises a range of reports on walking and looks at examples of what is being done to create places which are attractive for pedestrians.

England & Wales
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Education Services Grant – DfE Consultation

The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a consultation, Savings to the Education Services Grant for 2015-16, on how local authorities and academies can achieve savings to the Education Services Grant (ESG) for 2015-16. This follows the announcement made in the June 2013 Spending Review that £200 million savings (around 20%) will be needed to…

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Health, public health and social care round up: September 2017

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care. It is intended to be a digested read and provides links to the source documentation of major reports for further consideration.

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Radicalisation: Common Select Committee report and its implications for local government

The Prevent programme has always been contentious. A recent report from the Home Affairs Select Committee examines the strategy and recommends a more sophisticated approach to identifying the factors which instigate radicalisation and the measures it takes to tackle this. The role of local authorities is considered in this briefing.

England & Wales

Labour – the road to 2015

In the first of a series covering the policy development of the main political parties, the LGIU has provided its members with a detailed briefing on the Labour Party’s policy development feeding into its manifesto for the 2015 General Election. Mark Upton provides a few highlights.

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Health, public health and social care round up: July 2013

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care. It is intended to be a digested read and provides links to the source documentation of major reports for further consideration. The briefings are organised in the…

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Different Methods of Financing Capital Investment

This article looks at the different methods of financing capital investment, and the circumstances in which these different methods have been, and are being, used by Councils.

Scotland
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Equality and Sport Research in Scotland

This policy briefing summarises the findings of the report ‘Equality and Sport Research’ published in January 2016 by sportscotland and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The report looks at who currently participates in sport, the barriers to participation, and suggests potential solutions.

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Joining the Dots: Have recent reforms worked for those with SEND? – policy research

The recent reforms to the system for providing for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities commenced in September 2014. A number of studies dependent of the Government are looking at how the new system is being implemented especially in relation to other the Government's other reforms of the school system. This…

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