Tags: consultation

Planning consultation

The planning consultation documents were circulated to parish councils last week, we have received several calls asking for a summary:-

The following offer some insights:

https://www.shoosmiths.co.uk/insights/comment/the-planning-white-paper-august-2020 (law firm)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxglevH0UlY&feature=youtu.be (principal council presentation)

https//www.rtpi.org.uk/policy/2020/august/government-planning-reform-proposals-in-england/... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 11:33 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Consultation, Planning

GAPTC newsletter December 2019

What can be found in our latest newsletter sent to our member councils:

  • Disciplinary and Grievance arrangements – updated guidance and policies
  • Consultation on strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments
  • Section 137 limit for 2020/21
  • Confidential minutes
  • Funding for replacements for ash trees
  • Clarification that local councils cannot fund repairs to church property
  • Declaring an interest... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 11:51 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, GAPTC, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, S137, Training, consultation, guidance and policies

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

National Assembly further information

·At last week's National Assembly the chairman of Policy Committee reported on two changes to NALC's role as 'selector' under the Sustainable Communities Act (SCA) where NALC act as the appeals body for rejected parish proposals, funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government; this would now be undertaken by the Committee itself rather... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:22 by Alison Robinson

Tags: ALCC, Collaborative working, NALC, National Assembly, National Association for Local Councils, News, consultation, smaller councils committee, trade union

Consultation on Review of Park Homes Legislation

The DCLG is carrying out a review of the park homes legislation and NALC would like responses to the consultation by 26 January please. The policy consultation briefing is attached.

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:21 by Dawn Laird

Tags: Consultation

Survey opens to help shape school nursing and health visiting services

From Monday 4 September, families are being asked for their input on ideas to develop school nursing and health visiting services in the county.

Working together with local provider, Gloucestershire Care Services, the county council is bringing together health visiting and school nursing into a single service for all children aged 0-19 and their families.

As part of this work, there are opportunities... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:55 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, consultation, health services

Consultation on the design of Broadband Universal Service Obligation

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport recently issued a consultation on the design of Broadband Universal Service Obligation.

NALC will be responding to consultation on behalf of the local councils that they represent and would like you to email your feedback to NALC on a number of key areas of the consultation.

These include:

  • A proposed minimum download speed of at least 10Mbps
  • Proposed... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:03 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Broadband Universal Service Obligation, broadband, consultation, news