Ukraine: LGA position, statements and briefings

The LGA stands in support and solidarity with Ukraine, and is keen to work with government on arrivals schemes and other related issues, including cyber security and community cohesion and resilience.

Statements and letters

Statement: LGA stands in support and solidarity with Ukraine

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the LGA's four political groups have endorsed a statement from the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), strongly condemn the multiple attacks and violations of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.

The LGA joins CEMR in calling on local and regional governments throughout Europe to endorse the statement, which is open to signature by any councillor.

Letter: Local government's role in supporting arrivals from Ukraine

A joint letter from the four UK local government associations to The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP and The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, outlining key priorities for joint work between national and local government.

Press releases