Tags: Referendum Principles
Last week the NALC chair, Cllr Keith Stevens, attended a ministerial roundtable along with colleagues from the Local Government Association plus a ministerial webinar with council leaders. Issues covered the challenges facing councils in supporting the pandemic response, social care, provisional local government finance settlement and remote meetings. On remote meetings, ministers were... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 14:43 by Alison Robinson
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
Oxfordshire ALC had a meeting of its larger councils yesterday. There was a discussion about referendum principles.
In Oxfordshire, it appears that a good proportion of this year's increase will be due to two local factors – parishes funding children's centres which would otherwise have closed; and councils supporting local bus services.
Thame Town Council has estimated that less than 2% of its... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:51 by Alison Robinson