Flood risk and winter weather

19 December 2014
Councils work around-the-clock with emergency services, government agencies and the voluntary and community sector to cope with extreme weather.


Local government careers

18 December 2014
Local government careers The LGA has launched a guide aimed at encouraging young people to think about a career in local government.


Being prepared

18 December 2014
Through the Joint Programme Office, the LGA is supporting councils in their preparations for the implementation of the Care Act in 2015 and 2016.

Investing in our nation's future

Sector-led Improvement

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.