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

Tags: CIL

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

Policy Committee

The NALC Policy Committee, which oversees the policy-making and campaigning work, met on 6 March, here are a few highlights in advance of the draft minutes being available:

  • An extensive discussion on the flexible and diverse funding theme of NALC's A prospectus for ultra-localism, with a particular focus on our policy on business rate reform, where it was agreed our submission to the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:15 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Policy committee, CIL, Community Infrastructure Levy, Ordnance Survey, OS, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils

Forest of Dean parish/town councils ONLY


FODDC have no CIL scheme at present and have not reached the stage of making a final decision about whether to introduce one. The Council have however asked that the feasibility of CIL be examined and we are about to commission some work which will provide some indicative values in order that the potential for a CIL can be investigated. Once we have the information about potential values it will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 09:30 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, GAPTC, Forest of Dean, CIL, Community Infrastructure Levy

NALC Legal Update

Welcome to the third legal update and the first of 2019

GDPR – commenting on planning applications

Planning applications often contain personal data (as defined by the GDPR/ Data Protection Act 2018). Processing personal data is necessary for the exercise of planning functions, but that does not include a blanket approach to publishing such data on the internet.

Decisions on what information is... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 13:22 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, CIL, Planning, GAPTC, libraries, Committee on Standards in Publci Life, Ethical Standards, GDPR, Transparency

Survey to ask Government to make the adoption of CIL regimes by local councils mandatory.

For many years the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has had a policy position that it should be mandatory for planning authorities to adopt regimes using the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). Many planning authorities prefer to retain Section 106 as the system used to apply community benefit under the planning system, ignoring the CIL system. This means that many local councils which... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:54 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, CIL, survey

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Housing white paper

·Last week the government published their long-awaited white paper on housing; Fixing our broken housing market sets out the government's plans to reform the housing market and boost the supply of new homes in England. As well as a range of policies aimed at helping to diversify the housing market and helping people to afford a home, the white paper also focusses heavily on... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:45 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, devolution, housing, S106, CIL