The LGA's media office provides the national voice of local government in England and Wales on the major news issues of the day for national, regional and local press.
Our team offers a range of services to journalists including:
- issuing press releases;
- providing briefings and reactive statements;
- arranging broadcast interviews with spokespeople available to talk on a wide array of topics.
You can contact our media officers on the mobile numbers below or email medi[email protected].
If you are calling out-of-hours please call 020 7664 3333 (a voicemail will detail the on-duty press officer).
You can also follow us on Twitter at @LGANews.
Lynne Morris (Head of News and Internal Communications)
Greg Burns (Deputy Head of News and Internal Communications)
Local government finance and building safety
James Alexandre (Senior Media Relations Officer)
Adult social care and public health
Alan Harris (Senior Media Relations Officer)
Community safety and environment
David Mills (Senior Media Relations Officer)
Housing, planning and transport
Nathan Parton (Media Relations Officer)
Culture, tourism and sport and improvement
Karen Thornton (Editor, first magazine)