Local Government Association

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LGA responds to broadband expansion plans

“Fast, reliable internet access is an everyday necessity and this latest announcement will help boost connectivity to more places."

News

LGA responds to broadband expansion plans

Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: Round 33 October 2022

Six key indicators are used to measure residents’ views of their local council. Respondents are also asked to indicate their level of satisfaction with nine council services. Other questions focus on perceptions of safety, trust in politicians and government, and media coverage of councils. Additional questions are occasionally asked.

Publications

Polling on resident satisfaction with councils: Round 33 October 2022

Employer update on LGS pay 2022 and 2023

Now that the 2022 local government pay negotiations have been concluded, with pay deals being achieved without the prospect of national industrial action, we share some thoughts on this year’s process and to look ahead to what is going to be another very challenging pay round in 2023.

Employer update on LGS pay 2022 and 2023

LGA: Stamping out abuse of councillors

New toolkit aimed at putting an end to the increasing intimidation reported by a number of councillors as they attempt to go about their daily business supporting local residents.

LGA: Stamping out abuse of councillors

Celebrating 175 years of Directors of Public Health

Blog post from Councillor David Fothergill celebrating the achievements of Directors of Public Health and where it all started in 1847 when Liverpool became the first city in the world to appoint an officer of health.

Celebrating 175 years of Directors of Public Health

Debate Not Hate: Campaign toolkit

Our new toolkit outlines different ways councils and councillors can support the Debate Not Hate campaign objectives and take action.

Debate Not Hate: Campaign toolkit

Procurement Bill, Report Stage, House of Lords, 28 November 2022

Our primary concern is that the Bill will significantly limit public bodies from using the current vertical and horizontal procurement exemptions, which enable councils and public sector bodies to enter into collaborative arrangements to run efficient public services.

Briefing

Procurement Bill, Report Stage, House of Lords, 28 November 2022

Death of Cllr Judi Billing

“For many years Judi worked tirelessly with us and her huge contribution to helping councils improve services for the many people who rely upon them, means she leaves a lasting legacy."

Death of Cllr Judi Billing

Behavioural Insights Programme showcase 2022

Our Behavioural Insights Programme showcase on sustainable travel and health inequalities highlighted the results and the impact of projects delivered as part of Phase 8 of our Behavioural Insights Programme.

Behavioural Insights Programme showcase 2022