Working in Partnership

We support a number of partner orgnaisations that work across London to deliver services and support.

London Councils hosts and supports several pan-London bodies that add value to the work of our member authorities and their residents. 

The London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI)

LOTI is a coalition of London Boroughs, London Councils and the GLA which helps boroughs work together to bring the best of digital and data innovation to improve public services and outcomes for Londoners. It is hosted at London Councils.

Visit the LOTI website.

The London Innovation and Improvement Alliance (LIIA)

LIIA is the Association of Children Directors’ improvement partnership and is hosted at London Councils.

Visit the LIIA website.

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for London 

An APPG for London was formally established in May 2015. This acts as a forum for MPs and Peers to work together on a cross-party basis to strengthen the capital’s voice in parliament. London Councils provides the secretariat to the group on behalf of London government.

Find out more about the APPG for London.

Regional employers organisation

London Councils is the Regional Employer body for London local authorities. Boroughs are members of the Greater London Employer Forum and are represented on the Greater London Provincial Council for the purposes of negotiations with trades unions.

Opportunity London

Opportunity London is a unique partnership between the City of London, London Councils, Mayor of London and a growing consortium of private sector supporters to win capital investment for London. Opportunity London is enabled by London and Partners and NLA, with a dedicated delivery team and CEO.

Visit the Opportunity London website.

London Leadership Programme (LLP)

The London Leadership Programme (LLP) is a flagship development programme investing in the next generation of senior leaders in London.

Find out more about LLP

Shared governance

London Councils has also developed a series of shared governance arrangements with the Mayor, Transport for London, Metropolitan Police, health and other partners, including London business organisations. London Councils nominates – on a cross party basis – members to serve in such shared governance arrangements, including:

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