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Latest GAPTC newsletter

Clerks Networking session

Over 30 clerks from parish and town councils across Gloucestershire attended the Clerks Networking event last week where Janice Banks, the CEO from the Gloucestershire Rural Community Council, gave a talk about the varied work the organisation carries out in support of local councils. It was good to be reminded about their wide-ranging role including work on Affordable Housing,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:12 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Data Protection, Funding, GDPR, News, Regeneration, Training, Transparency, Transparency Fund, external audits

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Learn about GDPR from the ICO

·If you want to find out more about how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will impact on the sector then make sure you're coming to the NALC conference next week! The Information Commissioner's Office will now be joining the line-up and giving a keynote speech at the NALC Making Local Economic Growth Work conference, given GDPR is such a hot topic at... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:12 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GDPR, Local Government Pay Offer, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, SAAA, Smaller Councils' Committee, lobby day

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

GDPR

· Last week Jonathon Owen wrote to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to set out NALC's latest concerns about the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation on local councils. In a strongly worded letter an urgent update on progress developing sector specific guidance and our request for financial assistance to meet the cost burden in particular appointing a Data... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:51 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GDPR, General Data Protect Regulation, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, events

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)

Local Government Finance Settlement 2018/19 Technical Consultation

· NALC responded to the Government's consultation on next year's local government finance settlement and their submission makes the case for a continuation of the current position of council tax referendum principles not being extended to our sector, provides evidence of how the sector is responding to the Government's challenge,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:48 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GDPR, Local Government Financial Settlement, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Rural Coalition, annual return, data protection, larger councils