A crisis Budget

With sustainable funding and devolved powers,
councils can support communities through the pandemic and lead the recovery

Child diabetes up 40%

The number of children and young people being treated for Type 2 diabetes – normally only seen in adults and often linked to obesity – has soared by around 40 per cent in just four years, to more than 700 cases, the LGA has warned.

Rough sleeping strategy

The LGA was a member of an advisory panel involved in the development of the Government’s Rough Sleeping Strategy, along with councils and homelessness service providers and partners.