‘We need a precise approach which takes into account the strengths and needs of individual towns and cities to build more resilience and drive a fair recovery across the UK.'
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'We spend a lot of our time dealing with what is in the bath and clearing up after it. We don’t spend enough time on prevention,’ said Dame Louise.
This new technology delivers automated, real-time insight about how active an individual is in their own home.
‘Bringing more parks, GP surgeries, gyms and "health hubs" to the high street could prevent the rise of ghost towns and improve the physical and mental wellbeing of the population.’
‘For the first time, the scale of the rough sleeping population in England has been made clear, and it far exceeds the government’s previous estimates.'
The LGA said the number of children having to spend the latest national lockdown in temporary accommodation reinforces the urgent need for action.
The report says there has been a consistent rise in poverty among working people in recent years.
‘I think that it's up to local councils and local people to make sure that their high street reflects what they want. and there will be opportunities as a result of this, as well as all the businesses lost.'
‘The extra cost of feeding, schooling and entertaining children 24/7 means that, for many families, lockdowns have made life more expensive to live on a low income.'
‘Everyone focuses on the impact of lockdown on the economy but the truth is that the pandemic has taken a terrible toll on the social fabric of our lives.'