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New Agenda

SIGOMAs new agenda has been published and will focus on five main areas of work:

  • Education and Young People – ensuring better resources to support pupils in disadvantaged areas and raise attainment
  • Health and Social Care – arguing for a fairer distribution of resources to reduce health inequalities and deliver national targets
  • Local Services – identifying more direct sources of funding so that local authorities can create the kind of environment that will attract more investment
  • Neighbourhood and Economic Renewal – ensuring that specific funding for renewal continues to recognise pockets of deprivation within more affluent areas
  • Local Taxation – identifying solutions that take account of an individuals ability to pay and a local authorities ability to generate resources
  • Housing – ensuring adequate investment is provided to deliver future housing needs for our members
  • Transport – identifying local solutions that meet the needs of individual communities
  • Future Shape of Local Government – working with members to identify and showcase existing good practice, to provide the Government with practical examples of how local government is already working to deliver an improved future.

To see the full agenda click on the link - SIGOMA Agenda 2008-2010

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