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Princess Anne to attend NALC Annual Conference

NALC are delighted to announce Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, will be this year's Annual Conference special guest.

The Princess Royal is the only daughter and second child of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. Her Royal Highness is involved with over 300 charities, organisations and military regiments in the UK and overseas, and she devotes a large part of her working life to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 11:32 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Annual Conference, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News

NALC update - from Jonathon Owen (Chief Executive)

Updated General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) toolkit

NALC's GDPR toolkit has been updated to reflect the new Data Protection Act 2018 and data protection regime. The changes include the appointment of a Data Protection Officer, which is not mandatory for all local (parish and town) councils, and information about paying the Information Commissioner's data protection fee.

Roundtable on rural buses... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 15:01 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GDPR, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Princes Countryside Fund, SO, Standing Orders, annual conference, rural buses, rural transport

NALC Annual Conference - 30th and 31st October 2018

Lord Gary Porter confirmed!

NALC are delighted to announce Lord Gary Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association will be speaking at this year's Annual Conference in Milton Keynes.

The straight-talking council leader is ranked number 11 in Local Government Chronicle's LGC100 and a prominent figure in the House of Lords, and judging by his talks at previous events he won't be shy in sharing his... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 08:41 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Annual Conference, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Local Democracy

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Local Democracy, supported by NALC, held its Annual General Meeting on 13 July 2018 at Portcullis House. The NALC Chief Executive was delighted with MPs and peers praise of NALC's work engaging with parliament on a range of issues, and for the excellent support NALC provide to the group as its secretariat.

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Posted: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:32 by Alison Robinson

Tags: AGM, Annual Conference, Communities conference, Larger Councils, Media, NALC, National Assembly, National Association for Local Councils, News, democracy

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Annual conference 2018

· This year the NALC conference will be debating the future of the sector in post-Brexit Britain and some important issues around that including devolution of powers, financial challenges facing community councils and the changing role of community councils in delivering local services – this has already received media coverage in LocalGov and Public Sector Executive... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 16:07 by Alison Robinson

Tags: DPO, GDPR, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Neighbourhood planning, News, Secretary of State, annual conference, star councils

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Lobby Day

· Tuesday's Lobby Day (supported by CCLA) was a huge success with the sector engaging with over 100 Parliamentarians throughout the day including local government minister Rishi Sunak MP and shadow secretary of state for communities and local government Andrew Gwynne MP, with GDPR the top issue on the agenda. You can read more about it in the news story and via the Twitter hashtag ... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:12 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Accounatbility and Governance, Annual Conference, Census survey, Lobby Day, Media coverage, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, finance, lobby day

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

NALC annual conference

·Last week's annual conference was the biggest and best for many years.

·You can read more about the conference in the news story, on Twitter via @nalc and #NALCannualconf17, media coverage from local government trade press LocalGov and LGC on the secretary of state Sajid Javid's commitment to strengthen guidance on devolving funding to parishes and his decision on... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:10 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Annual Conference, Data Protection, GDPR, National Association for Local Councils

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Angela Rippon to address annual conference

· Angela Rippon CBE will be a keynote speaker at the NALC annual conference. Angela is a former television journalist, newsreader, writer and presenter and more recently ambassador for the Alzheimer's Society. Angela will be speaking in the plenary session on health and well-being on 31 October.

Chairman's meetings

·The NALC chairman Cllr Sue Baxter... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:24 by Alison Robinson

Tags: NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, annual conference, chairman's meeting, star councils

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