The ‘high needs’ system for further education is not working and requires a radical shake-up, council and college leaders have said in a new report.
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has urged councils to scrutinise services for children in care.
The pandemic and changes to official guidance are leading some councils to review their commercial investments.
The LGA offers seminars and events to help councillors build valuable networks with their peers, including dedicated sessions for women, ethnic minority and younger elected members.
Over the past two years, integrated care systems (ICSs) have been formed across England based on voluntary arrangements.