The LGA's media office provides the national voice of local government in England and Wales on the major news issues of the day for national, regional and local press.
Our team offers a range of services to journalists including:
- issuing press releases
- providing briefings and reactive statements
- arranging broadcast interviews and;
- offering local case studies.
We have spokespeople available to talk on a wide array of topics including adult social care, child protection, education, housing, environment, finance, transport and public health.
You can call the media office 24/7 on 020 7664 3333 (out-of-hours voicemail will detail the on-duty press officer), email on email@example.com or contact a member of the team directly using their details below.
You can also follow us on Twitter at @LGANews.
Cherie Willers (Head of News and Internal Communications)
0207 664 3120
Lynne Morris (Deputy Head of News and Internal Communications)
Education, Children's Services, Improvement
020 7664 3282
Greg Burns (Senior Media Relations Officer)
Finance, Housing and Planning, EU
020 7664 3184
Matthew Cooper (Senior Media Relations Officer)
Environment, Transport & Planning
Culture, Tourism and Sport
020 7664 3007
Alan Harris (Senior Media Relations Officer)
Community Safety, Trading Standards, Fire Authorities, Devolution
020 7664 3147
Neil Durham (Senior Media Relations Officer)
Adult Social Care
020 7664 3359
David Mills (Senior Media Relations Officer)
Public Health, Workforce, Digital, Skills
020 7664 3200
James Alexandre (Media Services Officer)
020 7664 3244