On 18 May 2016, the Queen set out the Government's agenda for the first session of this Parliament.

The LGA produced an ‘on the day briefing' which details the new Bills announced that the Government intends to bring forward and which will be of relevance to local government. This briefing can be accessed below:

Queen's Speech 18 May 2016 – On-the-day briefing

LGA supporting councils

The LGA will be focusing its lobbying work on those bills which are priorities to local government. This includes working with parliamentarians on the following legislation: 

Bus Services Bill

Children and Social Work Bill

Digital Economy Bill

Investigatory Powers Bill

Neighbourhood Planning Bill

Policing and Crime Bill

National Citizen Service Bill