7 March 2014
Councils in England should have more powers devolved to them, according to a new review into the state of local government.
7 March 2014
Ensuring England's £5.3 billion European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) cash injection into local areas from 2014-2020 is driven by LEP area partners and based on what local areas actually need will be critical to supporting local growth and jobs.
15 January 2014
The LGA response to the Cohesion policy Balance of EU competences review highlights our existing lines on how EU structural funds could be managed or targeted differently in the future to better reflect the local and regional dimension.
18 December 2013
The Government has today published the draft 2014-2020 Assisted Areas Map proposing areas of the UK eligible to receive regional aid.
12 November 2013
LGA lobbying secured the localisation of £5.3bn EU structural and Investment funds for 2014-2020. The Government has established an EU funding Programme Growth Board bringing together a range of stakeholders to make arrangements for the new funding period.
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 andlogistic support.
17 June 2013
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.
EU Funding tracker
The LGA's EU Funding Tracker is part of a new and improved national service to help better connect our member authorities with European developments and funding opportunities.
To find out the latest funding opportunities see here: