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Covid-19 Bulletin for Councillors, 14 April 2020
Topic:
Corporate
Category:
Other
Description:
Weekly briefing for elected members covering issues related to Covid-19.
14 Apr 2020
Letter from Deputy First Minister and COSLA President about National Helpline
Topic:
Health and Social Care
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Other
Description:
A new national helpline has been set up to provide essential assistance to those who don’t have a network of support but who are at high risk if they contract Coronavirus (COVID-19).
14 Apr 2020
Joint Statement from COSLA, Unions and Scottish Government on PPE
Topic:
Health and Social Care
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Other
Description:
The Scottish Government with COSLA and the SJC Unions have agreed today that the guidance jointly published by the Department of Health and Social Care, Health Protection Scotland (HPS), Public Health Wales, Public Health Agency Northern Ireland, Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England on 2 April 2020 is the official and fully comprehensive guidance on the matter of the use of PPE in the context of COVID19.
09 Apr 2020
Supporting Communities Funding Statement
Description:
Statement by Aileen Campbell MSP to Scottish Parliament on Supporting Communities Funding.
07 Apr 2020
Coronavirus Bill Explanatory Notes
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Image, Media and Communication
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Other
Description:
These Explanatory Notes relate to the Coronavirus Bill as introduced in the House of Commons on 19 March 2020.
07 Apr 2020
COVID-19 Response Planning Supporting Gypsy/Traveller Communities
Description:
A framework for supporting Gypsy/Traveller communities living on public and private sites, and in unauthorised encampments, in Scottish local authorities during the COVID-19 outbreak.
07 Apr 2020
Covid-19 Bulletin for Councillors 7 April 2020
Topic:
Corporate
Category:
Other
Description:
Weekly briefing for elected members covering issues related to Covid-19.
07 Apr 2020
Trussell Trust - Key Messages for Local Authorities
Description:
Information on how local authorities can support foodbanks during the Covid-19 response.
06 Apr 2020
Fair Funding For Essential Services 2019/2020
Topic:
Local Government Finance
Category:
Other
Description:
Looks at how the funding is used for the essential services within the council.
01 Apr 2020
Covid-19 Bulletin 31 March 2020
Topic:
Corporate
Category:
Other
Description:
Weekly briefing for elected members covering issues related to Covid-19.
31 Mar 2020
COVID-19 Working at Home Advice
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Other
Description:
Advice on home working from Scottish Joint Council for Local Government Employees
30 Mar 2020
COVID-19 Employee FAQs
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Other
Description:
FAQs developed jointly between COSLA and the SJC Trade Unions (UNISON, Unite and the GMB) to help Local Government employees understand the national COVID-19 advice.
27 Mar 2020
Elected Member Briefing 24 March 2020
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Corporate
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Other
Description:
Weekly briefing covering issues related to COVID-19.
24 Mar 2020
Covid-19 Guidance for Elected Members
Topic:
Image, Media and Communication
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Other
Description:
Guidance produced by COSLA for elected members concerning the COVID-19 outbreak - correct as at 23/03/20.
23 Mar 2020
COSLA Conference Centre Brochure
Topic:
Corporate
Category:
Other
Description:
COSLA Conference Centre offers outstanding conference, meeting and events facilities within Verity House.
23 Mar 2020
Letter from Deputy First Minister to Local Authorities - Closure of School and ELC Premises
Topic:
Children and Young People
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Other
Description:
Letter from Deputy First Minister to Local Authorities about school closures in relation to Covid-19/coronavirus.
19 Mar 2020
Advice for helping children, young people and their families manage their anxiety about COVID-19
Topic:
Children and Young People
Category:
Other
Description:
Paper published in conjunction with NHS Scotland, COSLA and the Royal College of Psychiatrists with advice for families over COVID-19 anxiety.
18 Mar 2020
Local Government in Scotland
Category:
Other
Description:
Information about local government in Scotland, its structure and governance.
15 Mar 2020
Engaging Young People in Local Democracy
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Other
Description:
This toolkit provides information and interactive resources on the topics of Local Government and Councillors whilst focusing on building the necessary skills and confidence to navigate local democratic processes.
15 Mar 2020
How is a Councillor Elected?
Topic:
Corporate
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Other
Description:
PDF Document describing the election process for local government and who is eligible to stand for election.
01 Mar 2020