Member roles and induction

Roles and description

There are a number of different roles which Members can be appointed to within the LGA's Member Structures. More information on these roles and what they entail can be found below.

If you are interested in finding out how these appointments are made, please go to the political groups appointment process page.


Every year a briefing day is held at the beginning of September for all members appointed to the LGA's governance structure as a means of induction and networking. The 2020/21 Members’ briefing day will be held on Thursday 10 September 2020.

Member Forms - to be completed and returned

All members recently appointed to the LGA's governance structure are asked to please complete and return the contact form.

Only those members eligible for a Special Responsibility Allowance and not already on the LGA payroll are required to return the below payroll form.

Register of Members Interest (RoMI)

As a voluntary membership body the LGA is not subject to the statutory framework governing member authorities. However, the LGA is committed to openness and transparency, and endeavours wherever possible to operate within the spirit of the law governing local authorities.  For this reason, you are required to complete a Register of Interests form and to update it annually, or when your circumstances change.  Register of Interest forms are published online on members' profile pages.

Should you wish to update any details on your register, or submit a register for the first time, please complete the below form and send it to

Guidance on how to fill out the form can be downloaded below: