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    Promoting and developing the work of local councils at district, regional and national levels.

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    Providing a comprehensive schedule to equip individuals and councils.

Formed by Parish Councils --- Run for Parish Councils --- Delivering to Parish Councils

The Derbyshire Association of Local Councils (DALC) is a not for profit membership organisation, representing, training and advising the parish (including town) councils of Derbyshire, who form the grass roots tier of local government in England.

We offer members a resource of vital, operational information and facilitate communication at all levels of the parish network - district, county, regional and national.

As a membership association we are unable to deal with queries from the public, but we are happy to make general information available through this website. Please do not contact us directly unless you are a member.

Latest News

Opportunity to provide views on the National Planning Policy Framework

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:54 by Wendy Amis

Contribute to the sector response on this by providing your council's views by 20th April 2018.

Section 137 Expenditure limit for 2018-19

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:44 by Wendy Amis

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has confirmed that the appropriate sum for parish councils for the purposes of section 137(4)(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 for 2018-19 is £7.86.

Office Closure for Easter

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:06 by Wendy Amis

The DALC Office will be closed from 29th March to 4th April inclusive. We will be checking emails periodically and will try to respond to anything urgent.