LGA General Assembly

The LGA’s 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

The next meeting of the LGA's General Assembly will be held at 
11.45 am on Tuesday 2 July 2024 at The Harrogate Convention Centre (HCC). The Annual meeting takes place as part of the LGA's Annual Conference which will begin directly following the meeting.


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 now have been invited to appoint their representatives to the General Assembly for 2024/25. The deadline for receipt of your nomination form is Friday 7 June 2024. please complete the nomination form.

Please ensure that all details requested are submitted via the online form as members will not be able to vote without receipt of this information.

Appointments will take effect from the Annual Meeting on 2 July 2024 and shall end immediately before the Annual Meeting the following year.

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 also be invited to submit Motions for consideration before the deadline of  Wednesday 1 May 2024. Please note that Motions received are not guaranteed to be considered at General Assembly and are subject to a decision of the LGA Board.

A Guidance note and submission form is available for information on the process and criteria for submitting a Motion .

Further information

Please contact [email protected] if you require further information.