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URGENT INVESTMENT NEEDED TO BOOST MENTAL HEALTH RECOVERY

Failure to urgently invest in #MentalHealth and other vital local services will undermine efforts to boost the country in the next phases of the pandemic, councils in England warn today (6 Aug).  

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES CAN PLAY KEY ROLE IN THE COVID-19 RECOVERY

Councils across the country are backing the creative industries to help drive economic recovery in local areas, the Local Government Association (@LGAcomms) and Creative Industries Federation (@Creative_Fed) set out today (5 Aug). 

Additional funding £31 million for unaccompanied asylum seeking children announced

@LGAcomms responds to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children funding announcement  Responding to the Government’s funding announcement to provide councils with £31 million to support unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC), Cllr Simon Blackburn, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Asylum, Migration and Refugee Task Group, said: 

LGA RESPONDS TO CRISIS REPORT ON RISE IN HOMELESSNESS

@LGAcomms RESPONDS TO CRISIS REPORT ON RISE IN HOMELESSNESS

LGA RESPONDS TO ONS FIGURES SHOWING ANNUAL RISE IN NEETS

@LGAcomms RESPONDS TO ONS FIGURES SHOWING ANNUAL RISE IN NEETs Latest figures from the ONS show there were an estimated 771,000 young people (aged 16 to 24 years) in the UK who were not in education, employment or training (NEET) in January to March 2020 – an annual increase of 6,000 compared with January to March 2019.

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