The Government has announced it will give an additional £240 million for the adult social care system to tackle winter pressures.
The Care Quality Commission’s annual State of Care report show a growing “care injustice”, with access increasingly dependent on how well local systems work together.
The LGA secured a huge political win this month, when the Prime Minister announced the full lifting of the Housing Revenue Account Borrowing Cap at the Conservative Party Conference.
Analysis by the Fawcett Society has found that, in the centenary year of some women being able to vote in parliamentary elections, 97 per cent of councils remain male-dominated.
A new survey, carried out by ComRes on behalf of the LGA, has found that the overwhelming majority of MPs (84 per cent) and Peers (76 per cent) believe additional funding should go to councils’ adult social care budgets to help tackle the funding crisis facing services.