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NALC Legal Update

Welcome to the third legal update and the first of 2019

GDPR – commenting on planning applications

Planning applications often contain personal data (as defined by the GDPR/ Data Protection Act 2018). Processing personal data is necessary for the exercise of planning functions, but that does not include a blanket approach to publishing such data on the internet.

Decisions on what information is... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 13:22 by Alison Robinson

Tags: CIL, Committee on Standards in Publci Life, Ethical Standards, GAPTC, GDPR, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Planning, Transparency, libraries

GAPTC Newsletter

General Data Protection Regulations

All member councils were sent a copy of the NALC toolkit which contains model policies and templates to use. NALC and SLCC are working together to clarify the situation on the role of the Data Protection Officer on a national basis and with the Bill going through the House of Commons recently, we hope to have more clarification soon. Until then review the information... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:52 by Alison Robinson

Tags: AGM, Data Protection, Funding, GDPR, LCAS, Local Council Award Scheme, NPPF, News, Training, Transparency, Transparency Fund, planning

Transparency Fund application success

The final successful grants to be awarded from the Transparency Fund are: -

Swell PC - £577.80

Shipton Moyne PC - £1,282.11

Tetbury Upton PC - £1,368.38

Bourton on the Hill - £735.00

Harescombe PC - £423.53

Pauntley PC - £340.82

Maisemore PC - £1,088.19

Leigh PC - £709.59

TOTAL - £6,525.42

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 11:38 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, Grants, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Transparency, Transparency Fund, compliance, website

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

Transparency Fund application success

Congratulations to the following councils who have secured money from the Transparency Fund.

Brimpsfield PC - £259.07

Toddington PC - £279.11

Somerford Keynes PC - £550

Gretton PC - £650

Twigworth PC - £230

Stoke Orchard & Tredington PC - £1,844.75

Southrop PC - £924

Woolaston PC - £2,250

Standish PC - £981.42

TOTAL: £7,968.35

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:55 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, Governance and Accountability, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Transparency, Transparency Fund, compliance

Next deadline for the Transparency Fund - 15th January

The last couple of rounds of the Transparency Fund are nearly upon us:

The January deadline to NALC is 17:00 on 15/01/2018, so please submit them to GAPTC by close of play on 12th January.

The final round is February, the deadline to NALC is 17:00 on 12/02/2018, so please submit your application to GAPTC by close of play on 9th February.

MISS IT, MISS OUT!

Posted: Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:52 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, NALC, News, Transparency, Transparency Fund

Transparency Fund application success

New Transparency Fund grants.

Amount awarded*

Applicant

£108.00

Condicote PC

£2,005.00

Great Rissington Parish Council

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:32 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, News, Transparency, Transparency Fund

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)

Autumn Budget

·The chancellor of the exchequer Phillip Hammond MP presented his budget to Parliament last Wednesday; NALC responded by highlighting the encouraging signs on devolution but a said they have missed a trick by not going further, with gaps remaining in service delivery which communities will need to look to themselves to fill. You can read the Chancellor's speech in full, BBC's key... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:40 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Autumn Budget, Funding, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Planning Awards, ResPublica report, Transparency, Transparency Fund

Yet more Transparency Fund success

Amount awarded*

Applicant

Status

£1,005.60

Sevenhampton Parish Council

Grant Paid

£2,545.00

Down Ampney Parish Council

Grant Paid

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:17 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, News, Transparency, Transparency Fund