Happy New Year!
NALC would like to wish you all a Happy New Year and all the best for 2019.
Local Council Award Scheme
At the end of 2018, 326 local (parish and town) councils had already achieved a prestigious national award through the Local Council Award Scheme, recognised by the government, Local Government Association, and Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC), and administered by NALC and county... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:54 by Alison Robinson
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
· Last week Jonathon Owen wrote to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to set out NALC's latest concerns about the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation on local councils. In a strongly worded letter an urgent update on progress developing sector specific guidance and our request for financial assistance to meet the cost burden in particular appointing a Data... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:51 by Alison Robinson
key elements of the Queen's Speech:
-Neighbourhood Planning and Infrastructure Bill: to further strengthen neighbourhood planning and give even more power to local people, and strengthen neighbourhood planning by making the local government duty to support groups more transparent and by improving the process for reviewing and updating plans (NALC will be seeking to ensure neighbourhood... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 May 2016 13:12 by Alison Robinson