The LGA is a politically balanced organisation, with each of the political groups allocated places throughout the structure in proportion to the number of people their councillors represent.
The air quality crisis that is gripping our country, the fate of our struggling high streets and the major inequalities that many of our communities suffer in health care, housing and job opportunities are just some of the things we discussed at our recent spring conference in York.
It is Children's Mental Health Week 4 - 10 February 2019. So it is timely that a recent report from a committee of MPs has found that only a third of children and young people with mental health conditions receive the treatment they need from the NHS.
Are the tectonic plates starting to move on council housing? The cross-party House of Commons Treasury select committee has certainly seen the light and has just released a report calling on the housing borrowing cap to be abolished, echoing the long standing call from the LGA.