New Social Workers resource

29 October 2014
The Recruitment and retention toolkit, employer standards, case studies, a new podcast and the Social Work healthcheck.

Adult social care  

Local Government's Response to an Ageing Society

15 October 2014
The LGA's Community Wellbeing Board has requested that a cross-cutting Task and Finish Group be set up.

Community safety  

Key FGM guidance for councils

13 October 2014
This new LGA resource on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) aims to help councils raise awareness of FGM within their own organisation, with their local partners and their communities.

Investing in our nation's future

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Our mission

The LGA is the national voice of local government. We work with councils to support, promote and improve local government.

Our key priorities are:

  • Funding for local government
  • Economic growth, jobs and housing
  • Public service reform
  • About the LGA – for more details on our organisation.