The GAPTC Executive Committee met on 21st October to agree the subscription fee for 2021/22.
The 2020/21 subs were 33.2 pence per electorate (this was made up of 26 pence to GAPTC and 7.20 pence to NALC).
At the NALC AGM it was agreed that the NALC contribution would increase from 7.20 pence to 7.42 pence for 2021/22 (an increase of 0.22 pence per elector).
The Executive Committee considered a modelling... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 10:22 by Alison Robinson
The government has confirmed local (parish and town) councils are not included in their latest financial support package for local government, with district and unitary councils still expected to help them with funding.
A further £500m of non-ringfenced grant, a new scheme to reimburse lost income during the pandemic, and changes to spread tax deficits over three years have been announced by the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 13:56 by Alison Robinson
Spending Round 2019
Chancellor Sajid Javid delivered the Spending Round 2019 on 4 September in Parliament, setting out departmental spending plans for 2020/21. Headlines for local government include: principal authorities will have access to a £1.5 million social care down payment next year; an increase in business rate baseline levels to match inflation; £54 million of new funding to reduce... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:46 by Alison Robinson
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced that the Section 137 limit for 2019/20 financial year will be £8.12 per elector.
Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 13:11 by Anita Sach
· 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
The Executive Committee are meeting on Thursday to agree the subscription rates for 2018/19.
Three options are being discussed, as soon as a decision has been made all GAPTC members will be informed.
2017/18 subs were 31.98 pence per electorate (this is made up of 25.25 pence to GAPTC and 6.73 pence to NALC).
NALC approved an increase from 6.73 pence to 6.86 pence for 2018/19.
The options for overall subscription... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:39 by Alison Robinson
Community Asset Fund – Sport England
Whether it's the park you run through, the hall you do classes in or the pitch you play on, welcoming and accessible spaces have a big impact on a person's experience – and likelihood of coming back.
As part of this, Sport England have produced a guide and accompanying document to explain more about the new Community Asset Fund, how and why they're doing... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 10:16 by Alison Robinson
·National Council met on Wednesday at the CCLA offices in the city of London, in advance the draft minutes being available next week here are a few highlights: new members of National Council were invited to speak at the start of the meeting to introduce themselves, their background and aspirations; councillors received an extensive report on our work programme, performance and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:16 by Alison Robinson
At the GAPTC Executive Committee meeting on 27.10.16 the subscription costs for 2017/18 were discussed.Three options were put forward:-1) No GAPTC increase, NALC element increases by 1.99% (as agreed at the NALC AGM in October)2) GAPTC element increases by 0.99%, NALC element increases by 1.99%3) GAPTC element increases by 1.99%, NALC element increases by 1.99%Option 2 was agreed, this changes the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 14:04 by Alison Robinson