London Councils' response to the news that the government is making the National Transfer Scheme for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children mandatory.
One in five young Londoners is unemployed and they urgently need more support to make a positive start to their working lives, according to London Councils, the cross-party group that represents the 32 London boroughs and the City of London Corporation.
98 per cent of children due to start primary school in London this September have been offered a place at one of their preferred schools.
93%of children due to start secondary school in London this September have been offered a place at one of their preferred schools, data published on National Secondary Offer Day 2021 by the Pan London Admissions Board reveals.
New learning materials are being distributed to schools across the capital to promote the Covid-19 vaccination programme and tackle vaccine scepticism.
Under-fives in the capital who miss out on nursery during the Covid-19 pandemic are at risk of falling behind unless work is done to ensure they can bridge the gap in their education, a new report by London Councils warns.
In response to the Prime Minister announcing a new national lockdown
"It is the right decision given the current rate of infection across London" - statement on two-week primary school closure
In response to Government reviewing its Contingency Arrangements so that primary schools in all London boroughs will be closed for the next two weeks