Local Government Association

We are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve

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Improvement and assurance framework for local government

We aim to map the various elements that provide assurance of the performance of local government and to demonstrate how they all fit together. We hope that this framework will be useful both for councils and the public.


An increasing amount of driving tasks are being automated. This process has been going on for many years but the momentum behind these changes is becoming greater now that full automation of all driving tasks looks like it could be a realistic proposition.

Connectivity and big data

We now live lives where we are constantly connected to the world around us. There is almost no element of our lives where we aren’t in contact with others and this constant and all pervasive connectivity will soon spread to cars.


Electric cars have been technically viable for decades, but the transition from conventional internal combustion engines has not taken off for a variety of reasons.

Bright Futures in Parliament: case studies

All around the country, councils are finding innovative, creative and effective ways to help children and families look forward to a bright future – here’s just a few examples.