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

House of Commons debate, final Local Government Finance Settlement 2016/17

Read the Local Government Association's briefing on the final Local Government Finance Settlement 2016/17

Westminster Hall debate, Closer working between the emergency services, 9 February 2016

Local Government Association briefing, Westminster Hall debate, Closer working between the emergency services - 9 February 2016

Westminster Hall debate, changes to the level of local government funding

Local Government Association briefing, Westminster Hall debate, changes to the level of local government funding - 3 February 2016

House of Lords debate on preventing homelessness in the context of the current spending review

House of Lords debate on preventing homelessness in the context of the current spending review, 4 February 2016

House of Commons debate on the NHS and Social Care Commission

House of Commons debate on the NHS and Social Care Commission, 28 January 2016

Or browse briefings and responses by policy area: