The Local Digital movement is a growing community of organisations working together with a shared vision: to deliver more user-centred, cost-effective local public services through open, collaborative and reusable work.

The community was drawn together around the Local Digital Declaration, a shared ambition for the future of local public services.

The Local Digital team within the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) supports the Local Digital movement through funding, events, training and cyber.

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The Local Digital Declaration

Over 302 local authorities and supporting organisations have signed the Local Digital Declaration since it launched in 2018. Find out what it is and why your organisation should sign.

The Local Digital Fund

The Local Digital Fund helps local authorities implement the Declaration by funding digital skills training and collaborative digital projects that address common local service challenges in common, reusable ways.

Local Digital Cyber

Local Digital is conducting two programmes of work – Cyber Support and Cyber Assessment – with local authorities to reduce the incidence and impact of cyber attacks, and support sustainable cyber risk management.

Upcoming events

LocalGovCamp South East

Digital Planning

Digital Planning is our counterpart team in the digital land and proptech space. You can read more about their work, including events and fundraising opportunities, in a dedicated section on this website.

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Digital Planning