13 February 2015
The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has provided its thoughts on LGA's 100 days campaign. Read why they want the next government to focus on London's housing crisis and transport infrastructure.
16 January 2015
Reform - a public services think tank - has provided its thoughts on LGA's 100 days campaign. Read what they believe the next government should do as austerity grinds on.
4 December 2014
Age UK has provided its thoughts on the LGA's 100 days campaign. "Our vision is for the UK to be a great place to grow older, where everyone has the chance to love later life."
18 December 2014
The membership body Trading Standards Institute has provided its thoughts on the LGA's 100 days campaign. Read why they want they would like to see the new government rethink its funding strategy.
4 August 2014
In May 2015 the country will have a new government which will determine the future of our nation not just until the end of the decade but also for future generations. The LGA has compiled a list of key 'asks' and illustrated them in a succinct and compelling film.
In May 2015 the country will have a new government which will determine the future of our nation. Investing in our nation's future: 100 days, sets out priorities for what the new government must do in the first 100 days to secure a bright future for the nation.
Devolution to local areas can bring economic, political and social benefits to communities across the country. Our online resource details what powers councils have already been given and what they're doing with them, as well as tools to help your council negotiate further devolution.
With the funding crisis in councils continuing and further cuts being faced in the coming years, our Show Us You Care campaign is calling for the Government to commit to protecting social care funding in councils, which will ease financial pressures in other areas of council budgets.
With councils facing a fall in core central government funding of 40 per cent by the end of this Parliament and having made £20 billion worth of savings since 2010, there is limited scope to keep protecting services through making further efficiency savings. If spending reductions follow a similar pattern in the next Parliament, councils will be facing a £12.4 billion funding gap by the end of the decade.