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LGA: RESTORE £1.7 BILLION EARLY INTERVENTION FUNDING AHEAD OF SURGE IN CHILDREN’S SERVICES DEMAND

@LGAcomms: Government cuts to early intervention funding in the past decade must be urgently reversed as councils prepare for a surge in demand for support for children and young people who have “disappeared” from view as a result of the pandemic, the Local Government Association says today in a new report.

Cobra-style Action Needed To Save ‘lost Generation’ Of Young People

Today’s young people face becoming a “lost generation” unless the Government develops a COBRA-style response to boost skills and job opportunities, (@LGAcomms) the Local Government Associationsets out today (6 Oct).

LGA RESPONDS TO NAO REPORT ON CHILDHOOD OBESITY

National Audit Office report released today (9 Sept) examines the effectiveness of the government’s approach to reducing childhood obesity in England.

Third of Local Areas Face Secondary School Places Running Out Within 5 Years

Up to a third of local areas in England risk being oversubscribed for secondary school places within five years leaving almost 80,000 young people and their families at risk of missing out on a place, new analysis by the Local Government Association reveals today.

Coventry City Council to amend school transport policy following Ombudsman investigation

Coventry City Council has agreed to amend the way it handles appeals about free school transport after the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman found its policy did not meet statutory guidelines.

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