The Independent Group represents councillors in England and Wales who are Independent or of a political affiliation outside of Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat. It provides a voice at the national level and works within the cross-party Local Government Association (LGA) to ensure that the values and interests of its members are promoted. Our annual conference took place on 23 November 2018.
On Vote100 day, Cllr Marianne Overton MBE, Leader of the LGA Independent Group says progress has been made but there's more to do to ensure women are fully represented at every level of government. Read more