Showing solidarity

How COVID-19 exposed and increased inequalities

In the latest issue:

Public health cuts

The Government has confirmed that councils’ public health budgets will continue to face significant reductions, with funding being cut by £531 million between 2015/16 and 2019/20.

Thinking differently

More than one in 100 people in the UK are believed to have autism. But with the right support, there are no limits to what autistic people can achieve – according to a councillor with the condition.

SEND support funding gap

Vital support for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is facing a potential funding gap this year of more than half a billion pounds, according to the results of interim research commissioned by the LGA.