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HRH Prince Philip

In view of this morning's sad announcement the following statement has been issued by NALC:

"It is with great sadness that the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

"I know that those in the local (parish and town) council sector would join me in extending their condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:09 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NALC

So, where has the planning power gone?

So, where has the planning power gone?

Join the online event on planning and power, taking place on 28 July 2021.

The Planning White Paper in 2020 signalled a new sense of direction in the world of planning as the government seeks to meet housing targets and provide places for people to live. But at what cost to local democracy? Hear from an expert panel on where the local flow of power has gone and where it is going.

The expert panel features:... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NALC, planning

NALC - So, where has the planning power gone?

NALC - So, where has the planning power gone?

Planning and power

Join the online event on planning and power, taking place on 28 July 2021.

The Planning White Paper in 2020 signalled a new sense of direction in the world of planning as the government seeks to meet housing targets and provide places for people to live. But at what cost to local democracy? Hear from an expert panel on where the local flow of power has gone and where it is going.The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NALC, Planning

NALC - Coronavirus updates

NALC - Coronavirus updates

Last night, the Government announced a third national lockdown and have also published guidance on what you can and cannot do over the next month or two.

In summary:

  • One should work from home wherever possible.
  • Community centres and halls must close, except for a few exempt activities, together with our outdoor sports facilities, but open spaces, play areas, car parks and public toilets can remain open.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 16:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus, NALC

The Good Councillors Guide to Community Business

The Good Councillors Guide to Community Business

Your Christmas reading has arrived! NALC's Good Councillors Guide to Community Business helps parish and town councils better understand what community businesses can do. The publication features seven council case studies, showcasing examples of engagement with this form of business. You can find this publication within our website documents.

Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 15:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Good Councillors GUide, NALC

NALC Lobby Day

NALC Lobby Day

National ALC's Lobby Day each year is aimed at promoting local councils in parliament and will next be taking place online on 2 February. Lobby Day provides a great opportunity to develop and strengthen relations with MPs. If you wish to raise a particular issue, or simply get involved this year, contact us. More about the event here: https://www.nalc.gov.uk/our-work/lobby-day

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 14:40 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Lobby Day, NALC

Clerk's Minimum Leave Entitlement

Clerk's Minimum Leave Entitlement

The 2020-21 NJC agreement increased the minimum annual leave entitlement from 21 to 22 days for those with less than five years of service, calculated pro rata for part time hours. It remains at 25 days for those with five years or more service.

More details are now provided by National ALC in the document below.

Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NALC, Salary

Response To the 'Changes To Current Planning System' Policy consultation

Response To the 'Changes To Current Planning System' Policy consultation

National ALC's response to the "Changes to the current planning system" policy consultation is provided in the attached document

Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NALC, Planning

Looking After Your Health

Looking After Your Health

National ALC have partnered with Team Doctor to provide free support at these times. This includes a series of bite-sized films to help people address some of the major issues which occur in and around the workplace. This is available free at present, so please do take a look.

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NALC

NATIONAL ALC UPDATE - CORONAVIRUS

NATIONAL ALC UPDATE - CORONAVIRUS

The Coronavirus Bill passed through the House of Commons last week. You can find this here . This is enabling the Secretary of State to now make regulations to formally remove requirements to hold annual meetings and to allow virtual meetings until 7 May 2021. Typically, this approach is now involving clerks sharing emails of importance and, where councillor decisions are required, councillors being... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronarvirus, NALC