Alison Robinson

Chief Executive Officer: Alison Robinson
Cranham House (the OPEX
Building), Falcon Close, Green
Farm Business Park, Gloucester
GL2 4LY

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General Data Protection Regulations

All member councils were sent a copy of the NALC toolkit which contains model policies and templates to use. NALC and SLCC are working together to clarify the situation on the role of the Data Protection Officer on a national basis and with the Bill going through the House of Commons recently, we hope to have more clarification soon. Until then review the information... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:52 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, GDPR, Data Protection, NPPF, Training, LCAS, Local Council Award Scheme, Transparency Fund, Transparency, Funding, AGM, planning

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Data Protection Bill and GDPR

·This week Jon Owen (NALC CEO) wrote to officials in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Information Commissioner's Office and Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in advance of a joint meetings they were having today and Monday on the Data Protection Bill and General Data Protection Regulation. He wanted to ensure they were all... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:44 by Alison Robinson

Tags: National Employers pay offer, GDPR, Improvement and Development Board, IDB, Lobbt Day, Data Protection Bill, Unitary, planning award, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Data Protection

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Data Protection Bill and GDPR

· NALC's concerns over the impact of the Data Protection Bill and GDPR on local councils were picked up in Parliament last week as well as extensively in the media. Prior to last Monday's Second Reading of the Bill the NALC chairman Cllr Sue Baxter wrote to secretary of state for digital, culture media and sport, Matt Hancock MP and NALC issued a press release.

·... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:25 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GDPR, International Women's Day, Lobby Day, LGA, events, Policy Committee, NPPF, National Planning Policy Framework, Data Protection, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils

Transparency Fund application success

The final successful grants to be awarded from the Transparency Fund are: -

Swell PC - £577.80

Shipton Moyne PC - £1,282.11

Tetbury Upton PC - £1,368.38

Bourton on the Hill - £735.00

Harescombe PC - £423.53

Pauntley PC - £340.82

Maisemore PC - £1,088.19

Leigh PC - £709.59

TOTAL - £6,525.42

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 11:38 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, National Association for Local Councils, NALC, Transparency, Funding, Transparency Fund, Grants, compliance, website

Eastington PC photo competition runner-up award

Eastington PC photo competition runner-up award

Eastington PC entered our photo competition where we asked for photos that depict local council life. They were one of the runners-up and received a copy of the Local Regeneration Handbook as a prize. The Clerk, Julie Shirley, is pictured receiving the prize.

Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 15:12 by Anita Sach

Tags: Photo competition

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

GDPR update

·NALC's published their new GDPR toolkit last week, prepared on our behalf by law firm Winckworth Sherwood, which is available to member councils and county associations on the NALC website.

·The Data Protection Bill continues its passage through the House of Commons on Monday and NALC have produced a short briefing to MPs to highlight concerns, as well as writing to the digital... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 11:08 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, LGA, Local Government Association, planning, localism, finance committee, local government reorganisation, data protection, GDPR

Funding opportunities

The latest version of the Funding Opportunities bulletin is available on the Gloucestershire VCS Alliance website at http://www.glosvcsalliance.org.uk/external-funding-opportunities-bulletin/.

Key highlights:

  • Gloucester City Council has funding to support residents who are not currently involved in local community activities to develop projects using the asset based community development approach. Page... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:16 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, funding, funding opportunities

Two new vacancies

Two new vacancies for clerks have been added to the website - Twyning (Tewkesbury district) and Hillesley & Tresham (Stroud District).

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 13:23 by Anita Sach

Tags: Employment

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

GDPR update and new NALC toolkit

· Many county associations and councils are already busy working towards and getting ready for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements and now NALC has produced the new GDPR toolkit, prepared by the law firm Winckworth Sherwood, it is available on the NALC website. Together with training and support provided by county associations, NALC's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:53 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, General Data Protect Regulation, GDPR, Information Commissioner, governance and accountability, rural proofing, lobby day, Transparency

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