On behalf of its members, the cross-party LGA regularly briefs parliamentarians of all political affiliations on issues of concern and relevance to local government ahead of debates in Parliament.

The most recent of these can be found here, as can the LGA's written responses to parliamentary inquiries, such as those held by Select Committees.

Below you'll find the latest LGA briefings plus links to historic briefings by programme area:

Latest briefings and responses

Queen's Speech 2016 on the day briefing 18 May 2016

The Queen has set out the Government's agenda for the next parliamentary session. This paper details the new Bills announced that the Government intends to bring forward and which will be of relevance to local government.

LGA briefing: Housing and Planning Bill - summary at Royal Assent, 13 May 2016

Housing and Planning Bill - summary at Royal Assent, Friday 13 May 2016

LGA briefing: Adjournment debate on taxi licensing regulations, 4 May 2016

Adjournment debate on taxi licensing regulations, Wednesday 4 May 2016

LGA briefing: Housing and Planning Bill, Consideration of amendments

Housing and Planning Bill, Consideration of amendments May 2016

LGA briefing: Housing and Planning Bill House of Lords, Third Reading

Housing and Planning Bill House of Lords, Third Reading 27 April 2016

Or browse briefings and responses by policy area: