Media office contacts

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 [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)

James Alexandre (Senior Media Relations Officer)

Joe Difford (Senior Media Relations Officer)

Alan Harris (Senior Media Relations Officer)

David Mills (Senior Media Relations Officer)

Nick Sutton (Senior Media Relations Officer)

Karen Thornton (Editor, first magazine)