NALC is urging government to ensure that any changes to the planning regime enshrine a strong role for the local council sector, including the need to strengthen neighbourhood planning and to put emphasis on building design.
Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 12:16 by Wendy Amis
Eighteen months after the Committee on Standards in Public Life reported to the Prime Minister on improving ethical standards in local government, the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has been pleased to have worked with the Local Government Association (LGA) to take forward the recommendation to develop an updated national model code of conduct for all tiers of local government. This... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:23 by Wendy Amis
Contribute to the sector response on this by providing your council's views by 20th April 2018.
Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:54 by Wendy Amis
We have started thinking about our plans for the year ahead... Before we decide on our direction, we would very much appreciate hearing from you, our membership, about what you think of our service and what you want from us. Please could you take a few minutes to complete a survey? Clicking on the link here will take you to the survey. If you are willing to provide us with your email address at the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:03 by Wendy Amis
The National Association of Local Councils has adopted a longstanding policy position that parish councillors should have the same rights as principal authority councillors to be able to claim the Dependants' Carers' allowance. At the moment parish councillors cannot reclaim monies under this allowance to pay for childcare and similar to attend parish council meetings. This is unfair as the same allowance... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:47 by Wendy Amis