This online resource is designed as a quick reference guide to provide you with the essential information that you need to know as a councillor.
Welcome to Local Government!
As well as the full Councillors' Guide 2017/18, we've highlighted below links to other useful information and resources available to you as a new councillor.
Take a look to explore some of the main issues and challenges facing local government today, find resources to get you started in your new role and even access some hints and tips from experienced councillors.
Find out how we have helped individual councillors become more confident and capable. Watch our video Leading the way: the LGA's political leadership offer.