Parliamentary inquiry backs NALC call to strengthen standards regime for 100,000 councillors

Parliamentary inquiry backs NALC call to strengthen standards regime for 100,000 councillors

A year-long Parliamentary inquiry into ethical standards in local government, published today (30 January), has backed calls from the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) for reforms to the current regime aimed at improving behaviour in 10,000 local (parish and town) councils.

NALC has campaigned for a range of measures to be introduced to support high standards of conduct by its 100,000 local councillors, including the re-introduction of sanctions, greater emphasis on training and development, and a single code of conduct for all tiers of local government based on NALC's own model code.

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Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NALC