LGA Councillors’ Forum Terms of Reference
The purpose of the LGA Councillors’ Forum is to provide an effective means of holding the LGA to account by:
Receiving reports from the LGA Board Chairs, providing views and challenge;
Discussing topical cross-cutting issues impacting on local government to ensure effective connections are being made across Boards.
The LGA Councillors’ Forum may:
Receive briefings and hold discussions on topical issues impacting on local government, to ensure members have sufficient information to hold the LGA to account;
Request the attendance of external speakers where that supports the Forum in carrying out its role.
The LGA Councillors' Forum is an advisory body that provides a steer to the Local Government Association LGA Executive on current priority issues for local government.
One third of the members, provided that representatives of at least 2 political groups represented on the body are present.
Conservative group: 41 members
Labour group: 40 members
Independent group: 10 members
Liberal Democrat group: 9 members
Substitute members from each political group may also be appointed.
Frequency per year
Meetings to be held five times per year.
Member Services Officer, LGA