The LGA's media office provides the national voice of local government in England and Wales on the major issues of the day for national, regional and local press.
The Government has today launched a £54 million package to transform local communities and release land for thousands of new homes. This comes as part of a new cross-government partnership to make smarter use of government-owned property.
The Local Government Association has today unveiled the Housing Advisers Programme – a new scheme to help councils tackle local housing challenges.
Councils have been awarded funding for projects which use digital technology to transform and improve social care.
Lord Porter addresses more than 1,200 local government leaders, councillors and ministers in his keynote speech at the LGA’s Annual Conference.
The number of people using buses in England each year has fallen to its lowest level in a decade.
“Councils have worked quickly to check cladding on tower blocks where they are the landlord and send samples for independent testing."
Cllr Simon Blackburn, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Safer and Stronger Communities Board, responds to the Draft Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill, announced in the Queen’s Speech.
LGA Lord Porter says road litter is a big problem for councils at a time when they are experiencing significant budget pressures.
Cllr Claire Kober, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Resources Board, responded to the National Audit Office report on 100 per cent retention of business rates
Laws allowing local authorities to ban pavement parking in London should be rolled out across the country to crack down on inconsiderate motorists endangering lives, councils say.
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