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

Tags: LCR

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

Meeting with housing minister

The NALC chairman, Cllr Sue Baxter, and head of policy and communications, Justin Griggs, met the housing minister, Kit Malthouse MP, last week, primarily to discuss neighbourhood planning.

  • Sue welcomed his engagement with NALC and the Hampshire Association of Local Councils, in particular through Lobby Day, outlining the important role of local (parish and town) councils... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 11:54 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Neighnourhood Planning, Housing, LCR, VE Day 75, Historic England review, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

NALC Larger Councils Committee
The Larger Councils Committee met on 22 January at CCLA in London, here's a brief summary:

  • Colleagues from CCLA welcomed the Committee to their offices and gave a brief overview of their work with the charities, churches and local authorities sectors, with total funds under management close to £9bn, the public sector making up almost 20% (£1.7bn) and some 700... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:35 by Alison Robinson

Tags: LCR, Larger Councils Committee, diversity, Spring Clean, Voice of the Councillor, NALC, News, National Association for Local Councils

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Model standing orders

· NALC has published new model standing orders. These replace the model standing orders contained in Local Councils Explained (© 2013 NALC). The new model standing orders incorporate or reference new legislation introduced after the last model standing orders were published in 2013. These are available on the GAPTC website. Legal Topic Notes 1, 2, 5, 8 and 87 have also... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:28 by Alison Robinson

Tags: LCR, GDPR, Management Board, ALCC, LGA, Conference, Local Government Pay Scales, unauthorised development and encampments, fair funding, Model Standing Orders, NALC, News, National Association for Local Councils

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

NALC conference this week

·Wednesday's Making Local Economic Growth Work conference was a fitting and positive way to round off this year's extensive events programme – huge thanks go to councils, county associations, sponsors and commercial partners, stakeholders, the hotel staff, all speakers and our own staff.

· Headlines of the day: - Beginning with the shadow secretary of state... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:30 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, LCR, Council tax refendum, DCLG, Finance and Scrutiny Committee, General Date Protection Regulation, GDPR

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Meeting with local government minister

· Last week the NALC chairman Cllr Sue Baxter, policy adviser Andrew Tubb and Jonathon Owen had a meeting with local government minister, Marcus Jones MP to discuss parish precepts.

· The minister was updated on steps taken since December's welcome decision not to extend referendum principles, to encourage councils to be financially transparent, pro-actively... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:14 by Alison Robinson

Tags: LCR, Improvement and Development Board, IDB, Diversity Commission, Executive Committee, referendum principles, update, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, LCAS, CiLCA, Transparency