Climate Change

  • By Owain Mortimer

London Councils is a member of the London Climate Change Partnership

Energy Efficiency

  • By Owain Mortimer

Improved energy efficiency can help to combat fuel poverty and reduce carbon emissions

Mayor's action on air quality

  • By Owain Mortimer

Ultra Low Emission Zone

The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) went live on 8 April 2019. The ULEZ, which covers the Congestion Zone area of Central London, was introduced 17 months earlier than previously stated when originally announced in 2015. 

Local Air Quality Management

  • By Anonymous (not verified)

Local authorities are required to monitor air quality and produce an action plans if measures are not met

London Health Board

  • By Valerie Solomon

A non-statutory board chaired by the Mayor of London, with elected leaders and key London professional health leads

Greater London Provincial Council

Deregulation Act - household waste receptacles

  • By London Councils

Waste Bins

A rough guide to the London Local Authorities Act 2007

  • By London Councils

No Hand Signals


One role of London Councils is to help promote private legislation on behalf of the boroughs. The 9th London Local Authorities Bill received Royal Assent in July, becoming the LLA Act 2007.

Local Environmental Quality in Times of Austerity, 2011 research

  • By London Councils

London Councils co-funded research with Keep Britain Tidy in 2011 to explore London residents’ priorities for council spending. It investigates where local environmental quality and related anti-social behaviour issues feature amongst broader public priorities and asks why local environment quality is consistently a priority.