The Local Government Association (LGA) has recommended that restaurants should offer free tap water to families which eat out instead of waiting fo

The Local Government Association (LGA) has said that it is ‘pleased and encouraged’ by the news that NHS England is reconsidering funding the new HIV treatment Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).

The Local Government Association (LGA) has released figures which reveal hospitals are spending millions of pounds on managing children’s rotting teeth, and has called on the government to improve measures to reduce the consumption of sugar.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has put forward a 1,000 day plan for toddlers to help instil healthy eating from an early age.

Greater Manchester is set to become the first English region to gain control of its health spending, as part of an extension of devolved powers.

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.


Event Diary

The annual Digital Government conference will be returning to the QEII Centre, London on Thursday 24th May.

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is being Europe’s largest business event.