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Chief Executive Officer: Alison Robinson
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Tags: Lobby Day

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Lobby Day

· Tuesday's Lobby Day (supported by CCLA) was a huge success with the sector engaging with over 100 Parliamentarians throughout the day including local government minister Rishi Sunak MP and shadow secretary of state for communities and local government Andrew Gwynne MP, with GDPR the top issue on the agenda. You can read more about it in the news story and via the Twitter hashtag ... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:12 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Lobby Day, Annual Conference, Census survey, Accounatbility and Governance, finance, lobby day, Media coverage

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Data Protection Bill and GDPR

· NALC's concerns over the impact of the Data Protection Bill and GDPR on local councils were picked up in Parliament last week as well as extensively in the media. Prior to last Monday's Second Reading of the Bill the NALC chairman Cllr Sue Baxter wrote to secretary of state for digital, culture media and sport, Matt Hancock MP and NALC issued a press release.

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Posted: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:25 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GDPR, International Women's Day, Lobby Day, LGA, events, Policy Committee, NPPF, National Planning Policy Framework, Data Protection, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

GDPR update and new NALC toolkit

· Many county associations and councils are already busy working towards and getting ready for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements and now NALC has produced the new GDPR toolkit, prepared by the law firm Winckworth Sherwood, it is available on the NALC website. Together with training and support provided by county associations, NALC's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:53 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, General Data Protect Regulation, GDPR, Information Commissioner, governance and accountability, rural proofing, lobby day, Transparency

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Management Board

·The Management Board had its second meeting last week, here are a few key points: councillors received a progress report on NALC's preparations for its own compliance with the new data protection requirements; the vice-chair (finance) reported on financial performance as at the end of December and anticipated a slightly larger budgetary surplus at year end; the Board received... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:35 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, social media, Lobby Day, COF, County Officer Forum, Management Board

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

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

National Council's biggest ever Lobby Day!

·National Council held its third parliamentary Lobby Day on 28th March. Collectively we engaged with nearly 80 members of the Houses of Parliament including northern powerhouse minister (and former parish councillor) Andrew Percy MP, sports minister Tracey Crouch MP, shadow ministers John Healey MP and Kate Hollern MP, chairman of the Local Government... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:35 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Governance and Accountability, Transparency Fund, Lobby Day

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Star Councils 2017

·Today NALC launched the third Star Councils 2017 Awards as local councils are urged to make nominations, promoting and raising awareness locally of these important awards. The Star Councils 2017 Awards play a key part in the call for more power to be devolved from Whitehall to England's towns, villages and neighbourhoods, which is why NALC would like everyone to submit nominations... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:16 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Lobby Day, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Digital Councils, CCTV

NALC Circular

· National Council – change of date of next meeting

Due to pressures on the parliamentary estate and to enable the association to get the best room possible, it has been necessary to move the next meeting of National Council - Lobby Day - to 28 March 2017, please note this change.

· Lobby Day (28 March 2017)

On Wednesday the Executive Committee discussed this year's Lobby Day and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:42 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, circular, lobby day, LCAS, Local Council Award Scheme, Transparency