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COVID-19 Employee FAQs
Category:
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
Category:
Other
Description:
Weekly briefing covering issues related to COVID-19.
24 Mar 2020
Covid-19 Guidance for Elected Members
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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
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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
Category:
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
Engaging Young People in Local Democracy
Topic:
Migration, Population and Diversity
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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
Local Government in Scotland
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Other
Description:
Information about local government in Scotland, its structure and governance.
15 Mar 2020
Guidance for Commissioned Services
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Health and Social Care
Category:
Other
Description:
Guidance produced by COSLA for social care commissioners concerning pressure on the social care system during the COVID-19 crisis.
01 Mar 2020
How is a Councillor Elected?
Topic:
Corporate
Category:
Other
Description:
PDF Document describing the election process for local government and who is eligible to stand for election.
01 Mar 2020
Coronavirus Bill
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Image, Media and Communication
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Other
Description:
UK Parliamentary Bill to make provision in connection with coronavirus and for connected purposes. Full text of the Coronavirus Bill as initially introduced to Parliament.
01 Mar 2020
COSLA Lobbying UK-EU Negotiations (2020)
Topic:
Europe
Category:
Leaders Meeting
Description:
Assessment of the UK and EU opening positions ahead of the start of the UK-EU negotiations for the future long term relationship to take place throughout 2020.
28 Feb 2020
Inside COSLA - Issue 7
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Image, Media and Communication
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Other
Description:
Inside COSLA is a regular update on what varied and extensive work is being carried out on behalf of Scottish government.
01 Feb 2020
Well Being - Invest in Essential Services
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Other
Description:
How council services contribute to wellbeing of communities and how this wellbeing is at risk without fair funding.
06 Jan 2020
Child Poverty - Invest in Essential Services
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Other
Description:
How council services contribute to tackling child poverty and how this work is at risk without fair funding.
06 Jan 2020
Child Poverty
Topic:
Children and Young People
Category:
Submissions
Description:
Focusing on role of essential services in tackling child poverty.
06 Jan 2020
Fair Funding for Essential Services - 2019/20 Spending Review Campaign
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Image, Media and Communication
Category:
Other
Description:
Briefing document to support our lobbying campaign during the 2019 Budget negotiations.
01 Jan 2020
Fair Funding for Inclusive Growth - 2019/20 Spending Review Campaign
Topic:
Image, Media and Communication
Category:
Other
Description:
Element of our lobbying campaign during the 2019 Spending review and budget negotiations, which focuses on inclusive economic growth and how this is affected when Local Government budgets are cut.
01 Jan 2020
Fair Funding for Climate Change - 2019/20 Spending Review Campaign
Topic:
Image, Media and Communication
Category:
Other
Description:
Element of our lobbying campaign during the 2019 Spending review and budget negotiations, which focuses on the Local Government response to climate change and how this is affected when budgets are cut.
01 Jan 2020
Wellbeing of Communities
Topic:
Communities
Category:
Other
Description:
The wellbeing of communities is at risk when core budgets are under threat.
01 Jan 2020