4 October 2016
LGA Chairman Lord Porter responds to EU funding guarantees given by the Chancellor at the Conservative Party Conference.
6 August 2015
This LGA paper (June 2015) calls on the Government to reverse its decision to restrict local public bodies from being able to apply for co-financing status during this programme period.
18 January 2016
This update outlines progress achieved on public services issues being discussed as part of the EU-US trade deal.
29 July 2016
The majority of vital EU regeneration funding remains tied up in thousands of growth-boosting proposals yet to receive government approval.
1 July 2015
The LGA has developed guidance covering over 20 funding sources of relevance including the 2014-20 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF).
LGA lobbies and influences draft EU laws to get the best deal for our councils. LGA serves as national secretariat for UK delegations in the Committee of the Regions of the EU and Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe providing bespoke expert and logistic support.
30 September 2014
LGA councils benefit from EU funding and learn from good practice in other countries, whilst EU laws impact upon our services daily.
The LGA provides a ‘national service' that our councils can rely on. We ensure that councils receive timely intelligence on funding opportunities and future regulations, and we lobby EU decision-makers to minimise additional costs and bureaucracy.