Council fined for causing autistic child ‘severe distress’
Brighton & Hove council has apologised after a mother and her autistic son were caused severe distress due to their temporary accommodation placement.
Welsh councils launch autism awareness campaign
A new programme has been launched to raise awareness of autism among primary school children in Wales.
This issue of Local Government News explores how councils can tackle modern slavery and trafficking in their supply chains, finds out more about Cambridge's first cohousing scheme and the launch of a new project to build a shared service pattern library for local government.
This issue also contains a special focus on children's services and how councils are protecting children following local safeguarding children boards being abolished.