General Assembly

The General Assembly, the 'parliament of Local Government', meets once a year, and is the only LGA decision making forum which all authorities in full membership are eligible to attend and to vote.


LGA General Assembly

This year, the Annual Meeting of the LGA's General Assembly will be held at the Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth at 11.45am on Tuesday 2 July 2019. The Annual meeting takes place as part of the LGA's Annual Conference and Exhibition which will run from Tuesday 2 to Thursday 4 July 2019.

Agenda

The agenda for the meeting will be available two weeks before the meeting. Previous agenda papers and minutes of previous meetings of the General Assembly are available to view.

Nominations and voting

All Member Authorities will be invited to appoint their representatives to the General Assembly for 2019/20 in March 2019.

Appointments will take effect from the Annual Meeting on 2 July 2019 and shall end immediately before the Annual Meeting the following year.

The 2019 General Assembly Nomination of representative/s form includes information about your authorities’ voting entitlement.

For guidance on Voting and Representation download our General Assembly: Frequently Asked Questions.

Submitting motions

The General Assembly is Member Authorities' opportunity to consider strategic policy of national significance to local government by submitting a Motion for debate by the Assembly. All authorities in membership will be invited to submit Motions for consideration before the deadline this year.

See Guidance Note and Submission Form for information on the process and criteria for submitting a Motion. Please note that not all Motions received are submitted to General Assembly.

Further information

Download the timetable.

Please contact memberservices@local.gov.uk if you require further information.