Member Services team responsibilities

In this section you can find out about the structure and governance of the Local Government Association (LGA). Advance details of meetings of the Leadership Board, the Executive and the Councillors' Forum can be found in our Forward Plan.

 


 

Our Governance

Further details on the LGA's governance arrangements. You can access meeting dates, agendas and minutes, our forward plan, as well as details of the outside bodies to which the LGA appoints.


Our Councillors

Find out more about the politicians who drive the direction of the organisation. Our councillor profile resource lists all members who sit on our structures and features short biographies for key members with senior roles


Political Composition

The LGA is a cross party organisation and its decision-making arrangements are politically balanced, reflecting the combined political composition of the authorities within its membership.


Your LGA

A resource for elected members. It includes induction material to support newly elected councillors, and those newly appointed to the LGA, as well as a signposting service to training and development opportunities. You can also find out about the LGA's Members' Allowance Scheme and access expenses claim forms. 


E-Bulletins

Our e-bulletins are designed to give you relevant, timely information about the areas that matter to you. From daily news headlines to the latest on what's happening in adult social care, there is an e-bulletin for you. 


 

Access LGA committee meeting information via your tablet

If you are a member on our governance structures, you can also access LGA meeting information via our App for Android, Apple and Windows mobile devices. In the first instance, you will need to undertake a short one off registration process with the assistance of an LGA Officer. To register for the App, please email ms@local.gov.uk. Guides for using the Apple and Android App are available should you wish to familiarise yourself with the App in advance.
Guide to using the app on an Android
Guide to using the app on an iPad

 

Governance information for new and continuing Members

Find out about our Member Briefing Day and other useful induction information.

View induction resources

Work for us

View our recruitment site

The LGA offers many exciting opportunities in a wide range of roles. These are for skilled and innovative individuals looking to add to their local government career by contributing on a national level. We have a range of employment options available including:

  • secondments
  • fixed-term contracts
  • permanent roles