Benefits of LGA membership

LGA Membership

LGA membership offers the following key benefits:

  • the opportunity to influence our work through membership of boards, panels, commissions, advisory groups or the Councillors' Forum
  • access to support and advice for councillors through our political group offices
  • access to up-to-the-minute news, briefings and daily news headlines on the LGA website through our suite of subscription e-bulletins
  • discounts on selected LGA services, including improvement support and leadership programmes
  • support on national media relations including in times of crisis
  • access to a wide range of free or discounted events
  • access to legal advice, opinions and guidance on complex issues
  • opportunities to join one of our many special interest groups, including the District Councils' Network, County Councils' Network or the Special Interest Group of Municipal Authorities
  • use of facilities at Local Government House, including free meeting room hire (unavailable from end of October 2016 – September 2017 as the LGA is moving office on 28 October 2016)
  • invitations to Royal Garden Parties
  • 'first magazine' delivered bi-weekly direct to your home
  • Local Futures – free and discounted services provided by research and strategy consultancy specialising in geographically reviewing social and economic change.

For further information about membership, please contact

21 September 2016

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