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Tags: Elections

Paid election volunteers needed

Last year, various local elections and polls were postponed because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. They are now going ahead on 6 May 2021, and local authorities are looking for paid volunteers to fill a number of different roles between 6 May - 10 May. They need your help to make sure the polls can run in a COVID-secure and effective way - safe and secure elections are a cornerstone of democracy.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 15:07 by Anita Sach

Tags: Elections

Government confirms May elections

The Government has officially confirmed local elections will go ahead on May 6.

A delivery plan has been published detailing guidance for the polls under COVID-19 restrictions.

Councils have been told they will receive £15m to help with COVID-related pressures.

Requirements will include asking voters to bring pens and pencils, and to wear masks at polling stations. Voters will also be able to appoint... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 14:20 by Alison Robinson

Tags: COVID19, Elections, news

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

Councillor/candidate home address

A letter from Rishi Sunak MP (MHCLG) to local authorities has been drawn up regarding the publication of councillors' and candidates' home addresses.

In the letter he confirms that he is taking forward a recommendation from the Committee on Standards in Public Life Review of Intimidation in Public Life that the Government should bring forward legislation to remove the requirement for candidates standing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 17:29 by Alison Robinson

Tags: NALC, News, elections

GAPTC newsletter Sept 2018

What you can find in this newsletter:

  • New edition of Charles Arnold Baker on Local Council Administration about to be published
  • The law around giving money to the church
  • A note about the call for election for warded councils
  • Webinar on Local Regeneration
  • Wildlife and habitat information for community planning in Gloucestershire
  • Request for Chairmen email addresses……
  • Requesting advice from the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 08:10 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Advice requests, Fuel poverty advice, GAPTC, GCER, Garden Party, Gloucestershire Centre for Environmental Record, News, Regeneration, elections