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Lobby Day follow up

Every year NALC hosts a Lobby Day (this year on 2nd February), this normally takes place at the Houses of Parliament. This year it all took place remotely.

GAPTC wrote to our six MP's to invite them to meet us and highlight the three national priorities as follows:

At a local COVID-19 mitigation / local council funding

Local councils must be granted a share of COVID-19 mitigation funding for local government... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 12:53 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Lobby Day, MP contact, news

NALC Lobby Day - 2nd February 2021

Every year NALC coordinate a Lobby Day, this usually entails councillor reps meeting the local MP's in the House of Commons.

This year it is taking place remotely, and whilst our local MP's might not be able to meet on 2nd February we hope they can find time in the coming weeks to convene a meeting.

Below is the information we have sent out: -

As part of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC)... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 16:25 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Lobby Day, MP's, NALC, News

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

Meeting of chairman and vice chairmen

The NALC newly elected chairman, Cllr Sue Baxter (Worcestershire), vice-chairman (finance), Cllr Keith Stevens (East Sussex), and vice-chairman (member services), Cllr Mike Drew (Avon), met this week with the NALC Chief Officer and the corporate management team to map out the priorities for the next two years, and how they would work together as a team to promote... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:15 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Lobby Day, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, health & wellbeing, loneliness, policy committee, transport planning

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Lobby Day

· 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

Tags: Accounatbility and Governance, Annual Conference, Census survey, Lobby Day, Media coverage, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, finance, lobby day

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

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

Tags: Data Protection, GDPR, International Women's Day, LGA, Lobby Day, NALC, NPPF, National Association for Local Councils, National Planning Policy Framework, News, Policy Committee, events

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

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Management Board

·The Management Board had its second meeting last week, here are a few key points: councillors received a progress report on NALC's preparations for its own compliance with the new data protection requirements; the vice-chair (finance) reported on financial performance as at the end of December and anticipated a slightly larger budgetary surplus at year end; the Board received... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:35 by Alison Robinson

Tags: COF, County Officer Forum, Lobby Day, Management Board, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, social media

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Learn about GDPR from the ICO

·If you want to find out more about how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will impact on the sector then make sure you're coming to the NALC conference next week! The Information Commissioner's Office will now be joining the line-up and giving a keynote speech at the NALC Making Local Economic Growth Work conference, given GDPR is such a hot topic at... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:12 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GDPR, Local Government Pay Offer, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, SAAA, Smaller Councils' Committee, lobby day

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

National Council's biggest ever Lobby Day!

·National Council held its third parliamentary Lobby Day on 28th March. Collectively we engaged with nearly 80 members of the Houses of Parliament including northern powerhouse minister (and former parish councillor) Andrew Percy MP, sports minister Tracey Crouch MP, shadow ministers John Healey MP and Kate Hollern MP, chairman of the Local Government... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:35 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Governance and Accountability, Lobby Day, Transparency Fund

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