This guide summarises the available guidance that has been published to support the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and National Planning Practice Guidance (NPPG). It pulls together a number of briefings that the LGiU has published since winter 2013.
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Local health systems: relationships not structures
State of the Locals
This is the final report of the inquiry by the County APPG that looked at health and social care integration. The report was produced by the LGiU and the County Councils Network (CCN).
A valued, well-paid, well-trained work force is essential to good care. This report outlines why we don’t have that now and what we can do to get it.
The report explores how councillors can provide leadership when building new homes and creating new communities. It contains innovative and practical recommendations to help them do so.
It is well known that local authority budgets are experiencing a period of unprecedented pressure. However, it is rare to find someone with a good understanding of the nature of this pressure. There is no shortage of data on local authority budgets, but few people are sufficiently familiar with it to carry out meaningful analysis,…
Looking after children is the bedrock of any caring society. It is vital for the wellbeing of young people, their families and our communities and so it is essential that we get it right.
Floods have a huge, potentially disastrous impact on communities up and down the country. Though we can’t stop it happening, we can look for ways to minimise the damage and to support those affected.
LGiU has worked in partnership with Hewlett-Packard to look at the opportunities and challenges presented to local authorities by new technology.
The Commissioning Academy was set up by the Cabinet Office in 2012 to bring together leading figures from local and central government, as well as other public sector organisations, to learn about new approaches to commissioning and drive innovation across the public sector.
LGiU has worked in partnership with CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) to understand and support councils taking action to protect community pubs. The report argues that local authorities have the powers to prevent pubs being redeveloped.