Newly elected councillor event, 28 June 2021

Presentations and resources from this event are available here.


East of England regional breakout group presentation

London regional breakout group presentation

North West regional breakout group presentation

South East regional breakout group presentation

West Midlands regional breakout group presentation

North East regional breakout group presentation

East Midlands regional breakout group presentation

Yorkshire and Humber regional breakout group presentation

Responses to unanswered questions from the new councillor national events – June 2021 

Support for Newly elected councillors, resources referred to

New Councillor Hub
The new councillor hub provides you with all the essential information you may need as a newly elected councillor and is a useful addition to the support and guidance you will receive from your own council.

E-Learning Modules
Through the platform, users can create a bespoke learning programme, choosing the modules most relevant to their individual needs and interests, and allowing them to fit their learning around work or other commitments:

Councillor workbooks
The LGA has produced a series of distance learning materials, covering a number of topics, in the form of workbooks:

Pre-recorded political Leadership webinars supporting councillors and political leaders:

Leadership Essentials
A series of programmes designed as themed learning opportunities for councillors. Each event concentrates on a specific portfolio area or a specific theme:

LGA Events Programme
Covering a wide range of local government topics and best practice, our easy-to-access virtual events programme will provide you with relevant content and access to speakers from within and outside local government.

LG Inform
Brings together in one accessible place a range of key performance data for authorities, alongside contextual and financial information, in an online tool. Users can view data from over 6,600 individual items, make comparisons between their authority and other councils or groups of councils.

To generate your own ward profile you can use the following link, and click on ‘Melton Craven’ in the search box at the top of the screen and enter your ward’s name to generate a tailored profile:

“I-spy” my ward
A virtual ward walk about knowing and engaging your community.

21st Century Councillor
A research report from July 2016 which reflects on the roles that councillors are playing, or recognise that they will need to be playing, within their organisations and localities.

Sector Led Improvement
Information on the LGA’s offers.

Case studies
Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities.  Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

LGA Remote meetings call for evidence response
LGA response to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government remote meetings call for evidence, 10 June 2021