Our members and partners

Our council members

Our local authority members are some of the most innovative and forward thinking in the UK. Our network spreads across the country, covers a range of tiers of local government and draws participation from senior councillors and officers.

Our partners

Drawn from both the non-profit and corporate sectors, our partners share a vision for change in local government and work alongside us and our council members.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. They build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of their ideas.

The Behavioural Insights Team exists to improve people’s lives and communities. They work in partnership with governments, local authorities, businesses and charities, often using simple changes to tackle major policy problems.


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Bridges Outcomes Partnerships is a not-for-profit social enterprise. It works with Government, community groups and specialist partners to design and deliver vital services that support people to improve their lives, in areas ranging from housing and employment to education and wellbeing.

Read about how their work is changing lives in Kirkless.

ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of low carbon energy, services and regeneration. They are shaping the future of responsible business by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet.

FutureGov is a change agency, on a mission to build 21st-century health and public sector organisations that are catalysts for change in the internet and climate era. They support organisations with digital transformation, service design and community development, building on the best of places to organise for change and radically improve outcomes for communities in the 21st century.

Jacobs Engineering Group is an international technical professional services firm. The company provides technical, professional and construction services, as well as scientific and specialty consulting for a broad range of clients including companies, organisations, and government agencies.

Local Partnerships is a joint venture between the Local Government Association, HM Treasury and the Welsh Government. They facilitate change by working impartially to help councils and combined authorities achieve and maintain financial resilience.

Power to Change works with community businesses to revive local assets, protect the services people rely on, and address local needs. Its vision is to create better places through community business. This means providing money, advice and support to help local people come together to take control.

Social Finance is a not-for-profit organisation that partners with governments, service providers, the voluntary sector and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems in the UK and globally.


“Any chief executive wanting to connect their team with the big, new and exciting trends in local government and public services should make engaging with New Local their priority."

Robin Tuddenham, Chief Executive, Calderdale Council

“This network is a precious resource to us here in East Ayrshire. Just imagine the value of 60 innovative, can-do councils sharing not only their successes, but the valuable lessons they’ve learnt along the way”

Katie Kelly, Depute Chief Executive, East Ayrshire Council