This leaflet provides a quick guide to our work, how we are run and how to find out more about London Councils' work.
A quick guide to London Councils
Ten Interesting Things: about London's boroughs
London is truly a world city with an economy larger than several European countries and a rich and varied culture that attracts millions of tourists every year.
London is home to the national Parliament and also to a regional tier of government in the form of the Mayor and the Greater London Authority.
For the capital’s 8 million residents, however, London is more often experienced as a patchwork of localities, each with their own character and their own distinct environment and history.
Code of Practice on Civil Parking Enforcement
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The Work and Health Programme in London
Since recovering from the last recession, London’s economy has created many jobs and this is expected to continue at a rate of around 45,000 jobs each year.
London Councils' Air Quality and Planning Guidance
The planning process can contribute towards achieving air quality targets, for example by ensuring that developments promote the use of walking, cycling and public transport, and ensure that the impact of poor air quality on new residents, employees and visitors is considered before development begins.
Parking Band Map
This map illustrates the locations of the two parking penalty bands in use throughout London. Penalties issued in Band A are higher than those in Band B due to the higher demand for parking in those areas.
An introduction to safeguarding
Safeguarding is about working with children, young people and their families to take all reasonable measures to minimise the risk of harm to children’s welfare.
Where there are concerns about a child’s welfare, a multi-agency approach is taken to address these. Safeguarding is broader than ‘child protection’ as it also includes prevention.
This guidance has been produced to offer an introduction to safeguarding for lead members. It aims to outline:
The Safeguarding Children Board is responsible for co-ordinating child protection activity in the capital