Improving the East

The East of England LGA is a politically-led, cross party organisation which works on behalf of the 52 local councils in the East of England to harness their collective strength to shape and serve their communities and localities.

  • Health, Adult and Children's Services

    Support our members in the high-cost areas of adult and children's services, and supporting integration.

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  • Economic Development

    Support our members and their partners with growth and developing more competitive local economies.

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  • Environment and Waste

    Support our members to identify innovative models and efficiencies in what is the 3rd largest local government spend.

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  • Finance and Resources

    Support our members to work together to meet the financial challenges facing the sector through innovative approaches.

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  • European Policy and Funding

    Support our members to make the most of Europe to influence EU policy and access EU funding.

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'App' Connects Generations

'App' Connects Generations

Pilot in Cambridgeshire and Central Bedfordshire tests the use of digital technology in improving the quality of life of older people.

"I think it’s brilliant. I receive photographs from my family pretty much every day,..." - ,
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Providing Procurement Capacity to a Small Council

Providing Procurement Capacity to a Small Council

Low-cost, high-value advice to smaller local councils who may lack the experience and expertise to take on large value public procurements.

"There was complete confidence in the process and final outcome under [Eddie Gibson's]..." - Cllr Liz Every - Deputy Mayor, City of Ely Council
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Colchester Borough Council - Commercial Arm and Culture Development

Colchester Borough Council - Commercial Arm and...

The East of England LGA was invited to advance the thinking behind the new Commercial Arm.

"[Talent Bank] has been instrumental in us making the leap from nice idea to practical..." - Ian Vipond - Strategic Director, Commercial and Place , Colchester Borough Council
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Networked Councillor Report Launched

Networked Councillor Report Launched

The new report articulates the challenges and opportunities that face local politicians operating in an increasingly networked and digital society.

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Heseltine Speaks at East of England Parliamentary Reception

Heseltine Speaks at East of England Parliamentary...

The East of England LGA held its first Parliamentary Reception on 30 Oct, hosted By Stephen McPartland MP.

"We need a peasants' revolt!" - The Rt Hon The Lord Heseltine,
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About East of England LGA

The East of England LGA is a politically-led, cross party organisation which works on behalf of the 52 local councils in the East of England.

We are committed to helping ensure that local government in the East of England has:

  • fair public funding and the freedom and powers to stimulate economic growth
  • the opportunity to work collaboratively to ensure that they are better-placed to take strategic investment decisions, learn from each other and lobby for investment from public, private and European sources to bring about the best possible services for their communities
  • the capacity to deliver quality and cost-effective services to make life better for local people.