The London Councils Grants Committee has agreed funding for a four-year pan-London grants programme to tackle homelessness and combat domestic and sexual abuse. This latest phase of the grants programme, which will run from 2022 to 2026, is funded by London boroughs on a cross-party basis and will provide support to London’s most vulnerable residents.
London Councils welcomes the government's proposed new deal with the residential property developer industry to help fix the cladding crisis.
As Covid-19 case rates in London remain high and hospitals throughout the capital care for more than 4,000 patients who are seriously ill with the virus, London Councils is urging Londoners to push through pandemic fatigue by continuing to test and get vaccinated to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.
More than 86,000 children in the capital are set to spend Christmas in temporary accommodation.
Boroughs are playing an instrumental role in delivering wraparound support to families living in hotels.
The government has announced additional funding for councils' support for rough sleepers.
Mayor Philip Glanville, Chair of London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee, announces London borough gritting plans in light of the recent cold weather and dropping temperatures.
London Councils responds to the local government finance settlement for 2022/23.
New polling commissioned for London Councils shows that the cost of living is now the most important issue facing Londoners.
Cllr Georgia Gould, Chair of London Councils responds to Plan B measures being brought in by government in order to slow transmission of the new Omicron variant of Covid-19.