16 May 2013
The national housebuilding slump could be halted by a council-backed programme to build tens of thousands of new homes.
16 May 2013
Ten leading councils were rewarded at a reception in 10 Downing Street today for being "The Best Council to do Business With".
20 May 2013
Watch Sir Merrick Cockell live in Parliament this afternoon. The LGA Chairman will be providing evidence to the Commons Select Committee on Communities and Local Government as it probes the issue of Community Budgets. The broadcast begins at 17.10.
14 May 2013
Read the comments of LGA Chairman Sir Merrick Cockell as he responds to the announcement from the Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb on health and social care. Also access the LGA's co-produced 'Integrated Care and Support: our shared commitment' – a framework document on integration.
09 May 2013
Millions of people are living in areas where their council will have to close children's centres, libraries, museums and sports centres, as well as slash pothole fixing budgets, increase bus fares and switch off streetlights between midnight and dawn, if significant new cuts to local government funding are made in the 2015/16 public spending round.
The LGA is the national voice of local government. We work with councils to support, promote and improve local government.
Our key priorities are:
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