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GAPTC subscription fees - 2022/23

The GAPTC Executive Committee met on 10th November to agree the subscription fee for 2022/23.

The 2021/22 subs were 33.42 pence per electorate (this was made up of 26 pence to GAPTC and 7.42 pence to NALC).

At the NALC AGM it was agreed that the NALC contribution would increase from 7.42 pence to 7.49 pence for 2022/23 (just under 1%).

The Executive Committee considered the ambition of GAPTC (including... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 11:47 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GAPTC subs, NALC, budgets, finance, subscription rates

More CiLCA success

The Deputy Clerk to Nailsworth TC, Kirstie Trueman, has achieved CiLCA. Congratulations from the team at GAPTC on your success.

If you are thinking of working towards CiLCA, we have new mentoring sessions starting on 23 November so get in touch for further information.

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 12:55 by Dawn Laird

Tags: CiLCA Certificate in Local Council Administration

Local Council Award Scheme success

Alkington PC has been awarded Foundation level of the Local Council Award Scheme. The council was successful in its application in 2017 and, understanding the importance of the award, reapplied when the award expired after 4 years. The Foundation award is a way of benchmarking so that the community can be confident that the council is working lawfully and meets the required standards

Posted: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 10:41 by Dawn Laird

Tags: LCAS, Local Council Award Scheme

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

NALC meet the minister for levelling up

NALC's chairperson, Cllr Sue Baxter, had an introductory meeting with the new minister for Levelling Up, The Union and Constitution, Neil O'Brien MP. The new minister's responsibilities were finally officially confirmed earlier in the week and include the levelling up white paper, Shared Prosperity Fund, county deals and devolution and high streets, towns and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 11:32 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Levelling Up, Pay Claim, SAAA, Website Accessibility

Yet more CiLCA success for Gloucestershire

Yet more CiLCA success for Gloucestershire

Huge congratulations to Carol Hinton, Clerk to Tidenham PC for achieving CiLCA. The importance of being qualified cannot be underestimated and 13 Clerks have signed up to the GAPTC CiLCA mentoring sessions, with the next intake starting on 23 November. Contact us for further information.

Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 14:08 by Dawn Laird

Tags: CiLCA

CiLCA Mentoring session - cohort 2

CiLCA Mentoring session - cohort 2

Due to popular demand we have set up a second CiLCA mentoring training programme. The first session will be 23rd November from 9.30am until 2.00pm.

This will be delivered by our CiLCA trainer Jules Owen via zoom.

We are pleased to respond to this demand and the more CiLCA qualified clerks we have in Gloucestershire the better.

Please get in touch if you would like information by emailing training@gaptc.org.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 15:51 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Certificate in Local Council Administration, CiLCA

Welcome to new GAPTC team member

Welcome to new GAPTC team member

Welcome to Kerrin Cocks who joins the GAPTC team on 13th September in the role of Strategic Support Officer. A professional writer, she brings to the team a new skill set including marketing, media, and event organising.

Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 13:55 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GAPTC, Strategic Support Officer, new staff

CiLCA success

CiLCA success

Congratulations to Dawn Laird, and independent student and former councillor who has recently achieved the CiLCA qualification.

Dawns' knowldege of the sector enabled her to submit quality work, with several of the units being given 'exemplary' status.

The next mentoring support commences in October - so get in touch if you are interested

Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 13:15 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Certificate in Local Council Administration, CiLCA, mentoring, training

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Roadshow events in September and October 2021

The new Police and Crime Commissioner Chris Nelson is running a series of roadshows across the county during September and October. He is going to be talking about his Police and Crime Plan intentions and the Chief Constable Rod Hansen will also be at each event along with local police management teams. Chris would very much like as many Parish and Town Councils to attend as possible.

Below are the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 16:52 by Alison Robinson

Tags: PCC, Police and Crime Commissioner, community engagement, engagement

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin - LGA

Meeting with Local Government Association chairman

This week the NALC chair, Cllr Sue Baxter, held her latest meeting with the chairman of the Local Government Association (LGA), Cllr James Jamieson. Issues covered included remote meetings, civility and respect in public life, levelling up and devolution, sector-led improvement and neighbourhood planning. They both recognised the importance of NALC... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 16:43 by Alison Robinson

Tags: LGA, Local Government Agency, NALC, news, partnership working

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