On 27 May 2015, 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 27 May 2015 – 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: 

Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill

Childcare Bill

Education and Adoption Bill

Enterprise Bill

Housing and Planning Bill

Immigration Bill

Psychoactive Substances Bill

Welfare reform and work bill