Tags: DIS

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

Updated NALC guidance on pre-election publicity

NALC are already receiving a number of queries related to the pre-election period (purdah) prior to the General Election, which started when Parliament was dissolved on 6 November. Although local (parish and town) councils will not be holding elections on 12 December, NALC have reissued our Legal Briefing L01-19 on the code of recommended practice on local... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 10:51 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Code of Conduct, DIS, Direct Information Service, IDB, Improvement and Develoment Board, Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance, LGA guidance on councillor i, LPAG, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Towns Fund, conference, street design awards

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

Spending Round 2019

Chancellor Sajid Javid delivered the Spending Round 2019 on 4 September in Parliament, setting out departmental spending plans for 2020/21. Headlines for local government include: principal authorities will have access to a £1.5 million social care down payment next year; an increase in business rate baseline levels to match inflation; £54 million of new funding to reduce... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:46 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Certicate in Local Council Administration, CiLCA, DIS, Funding, National Association for Local Councils, News, Spending Round 2019, finance, scrutiny

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

Model Financial Regulations

NALC published their updated Model Financial Regulations for England and Wales. This includes easy-to-use templates to create financial regulations for member councils that are up-to-date with the current legislation and regulations, and guidance to help complete the templates. The financial regulations can be accessed under Templates in the member's area of the website or... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:34 by Alison Robinson

Tags: BREXIT, Climate change, DIS, Model Financial Regulations, NALC surveys on councillors and councils, Neighbourhood Planning, Peer review update, elections