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.
- LGA COVID-19 support offer
A summary of our current refocused support offer.
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.
- Latest LGA news releases and parliamentary briefings
Our latest media lines related to coronavirus.
- Latest COVID-19 related publications
- COVID-19 cases data from LG Inform
Local authority report (for a selected local authority (district, county or single tier) and group for comparison)
England overview report (including the top ten councils)
COVID-19 and care homes report (for a selected authority and comparison group)
- Government information and support
Information and guidance for councils
There is not a single area of local government that is not affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The need for updated information and support on how to tackle the 'new normal' is understandably great. To help you navigate the situation, we have split our COVID-19 hub into four different areas, so you can easily find the information you need.
Information and guidance related to specific council services and responsibilities.
Councils are doing remarkable work to address COVID-19, pooling resources, responding to new problems and coming up with creative solutions.
Guidance and tools for councillors and officers, including on workforce and HR, virtual meetings, communications, and more.