Briefings and responses

On behalf of its members, the cross-party LGA regularly briefs parliamentarians of all political affiliations on issues of concern and relevance to local government ahead of debates in Parliament. The most recent of these can be found here, as can the LGA's written responses to parliamentary inquiries, such as those held by Select Committees.

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Implications of the constitutional changes in the Gracious Speech

A wider conversation on the constitutional settlement is needed to secure the position of local government across the United Kingdom.

Superfast broadband roll-out | Westminster Hall debate

Access to fast and reliable broadband is vital infrastructure for supporting growth, particularly in rural areas.

City regions and metro mayors | Westminster Hall

The LGA is calling for powers to be devolved locally.

Fixed Odds Betting Terminals

Many councils have concerns about the impact of clustering of betting shops on their areas, as well as the associated numbers of Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

Budget 2015

Read our 'On the day' briefing for local government.

Children and Families Act 2014 (Get in on the Act)

An introduction to the Act and its consequences for local government.

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