Formerly the County Surveyors’ Society (CSS); now represents and advises local authority chief officers on issues related to vital infrastructure, including transport, waste management, environment, planning, energy and economic development.
An independent body which supports parish councils and councillors. Includes FAQ for the public.
Department of Communities and Local Government
Responsible for UK provision of fire services and emergency planning for major incidents. Also has responsibility for housing, local government, planning, sustainable development, and regional Government Offices in England.
A map based application allowing people to report to their local authority about local problems needing attention (like graffiti, fly tipping, broken paving slabs, or street lighting).
Institute Of Licensing
A professional organisation serving and supporting licensing authorities in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland (including district, metropolitan and county councils, the police and central government departments).
Local Government Chronicle
Gives weekly information, from insight into the latest government policy, to news and opinion from leading experts.
Local Government Pension Scheme
Official guide to the nationwide scheme administered locally through regional pension funds. Includes information for employers and for members.
Independent local government think tank presents research and reports.
New Local Government Network
An independent think tank seeking to transform public services, revitalise local leadership and empower communities.
Society of Local Council Clerks
A professional body for local council clerks in England and Wales; with details of membership and benefits, information about training and professional development, news, and contacts.