Coronavirus: information for councils

Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


On these pages, you will find guidance and resources from the LGA and our key partners, as well as the latest official Government information relevant to local government.

Key LGA guidance and support

LGA COVID-19 support offer

A summary of our current refocused support offer.

Leadership development
The scale of the challenge that councils are currently facing requires strong, responsive and resilient leadership. We are refocusing our leadership offer so that senior councillors and officers have access to e-learning resources and the ability to share their experiences with their peers.

Visit our e-learning platform

Latest COVID-19 related publications

Latest LGA news releases and responses

Our latest media lines related to coronavirus.

Latest LGA briefings and responses

Our latest parliamentary briefings and responses related to coronavirus.

COVID-19 cases data from LG Inform

Government information and support


We are working as fast as we can to update this section with useful information for you. Please keep checking back and follow us on Twitter @LGAcomms and @LGAnews for the latest updates. 

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