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National ALC Report on Local Elections 2019

National ALC Report on Local Elections 2019

National ALC has published its report on local (parish and town) council elections. Their research found that 53% of councils and councillors used social media to promote elections. 71% of councils want to pilot online voting, 62% would like the election candidate form simplified, 65% used NALC's resources, and 51% were aware of NALC's Make a Change campaign. Their analysis looks at behaviours, experiences,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 13:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Elections

Councillors, did you incur election expenses whilst canvassing?

Councillors, did you incur election expenses whilst canvassing?

The deadline for submission of your declaration of expenses to your local Monitoring Officer is Thursday 30 May.

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Elections

Can you hold the Annual Parish Meeting during Purdah?

The forthcoming elections on 2 May 2019 falls within the statutory period (1 March to 1 June) that local councils hold their Annual Parish or Town Meeting – the annual assembly of residents of the area, not a Council meeting.

Many Councils use their parish / town meeting as an opportunity to report on achievements and finances during the previous 12 months. Often, Councils hold annual awards promoting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:15 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Elections, Purdah

Special invitation to Clerks of Parishes in Breckland

Special invitation to Clerks of Parishes in Breckland

We have made available an extra training session on Elections 2019 to be held on Tuesday 29 January 1.30-3.30pm at Wereham Village Hall.

Rory Ringer, Democratic Services Manager or Sue Daniels, Electoral Services Team Leader, from Breckland Council, will be joining us to explain how their team will be managing the Elections this year, including some changes since 2015.

Thursday, 2 May 2019 is local council... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Elections

Election Training 2019

Election Training 2019

These courses are filling up, don't miss out and book now!

Thursday 7 February 2019 at 10am
1 CPD Points
£30 + VAT
10am-12noon
Carrowbreck House, Hellesdon

Wednesday 6 March 2019 7pm

1 CPD Points
£30 + VAT
7-9pm
Necton Community Centre

Thursday, 2 May 2019 is local council election day, when new Town and Parish Councillors are elected for the next 4-year term of office.

This course explains the process... Read More »






Posted: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Elections, Training

Election Training - February 2019

Election Training - February 2019

This course is filling up, don't miss out and book now!

Thursday 7 February 2019 at 10am

1 CPD Points
£30 + VAT
10am-12noon
Carrowbreck House, Hellesdon

Thursday, 2 May 2019 is local council election day, when new Town and Parish Councillors are elected for the next 4-year term of office.

This course explains the process starting with encouraging public interest to inducting new councillors following... Read More »



Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:45 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Elections, Training