Articles from Local Government Association (LGA)

Councils Respond To PM’s Covid Winter Plan

 

LGA: More than a million young people in England could be missing full-time education

More than a million young people in England could be missing formal full-time education, fuelled by significant gaps in education legislation, rising child support needs and a lack of funding, the Local Government Association (@LGAcomms) warns today in a new report.

LGA responds to Social Market Foundation Adult Education Report

Commenting on the Social Market Foundation’s report saying that cuts in adult education funding must be reversed to tackle the unemployment crisis, Cllr Sir Richard Leese (@SirRichardLeese), Chair of the Local Government Association’s (@LGAcomms) City Regions Board said:

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).

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