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.
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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.
“Councils are struggling to meet the increased demand that children’s social care now faces”
The Green Paper proposals are not sufficient on their own to bring about a renaissance in council house building.
I’ve chaired Three Rivers District Council’s Youth Council for just over a year, and it’s amazing how much you can achieve working with young people in such a short amount of time.