Care and Support Act reform implementation for councils

Care and Support reform

As of today, the Care Act has now come into effect - a new law about care and support for adults in England. Read more about the law and LGA guidance on implementing the reform here.

Innovative Councils

Innovation in local government is about coming up with new ways of improving the lives of people in our communities. This online hub features case studies, examples and ideas.

Future Funding

Councils have shouldered the biggest cuts of any part of the public sector. If funding reductions continue over the next five years, things could start to look very different in your local area. Watch the Future Funding film on YouTube.

Investing in our nation's future

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.