Tags: remote meetings

Remote meetings

At the GAPTC AGM in July 2021 a motion was submitted and approved to ask NALC to lobby government for local councils to be able to meet remotely.

This remains high on the agenda with NALC.

See link below to sign the petition.

Petition · For Councils in England to have the choice to meet remotely · Change.org

Posted: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 11:35 by Alison Robinson

Tags: COVID19, Remote meetings, lobbying

NALC CEO newsletter - highlighting 'Remote meetings' and 'no council tax referendum principles '

Remote meetings

Last week the NALC chair, Cllr Keith Stevens, attended a ministerial roundtable along with colleagues from the Local Government Association plus a ministerial webinar with council leaders. Issues covered the challenges facing councils in supporting the pandemic response, social care, provisional local government finance settlement and remote meetings. On remote meetings, ministers were... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 14:43 by Alison Robinson

Tags: NALC, news, referendum principles, remote meetings

Government announces remote meeting powers not being extended

Robert Jenrick MP, secretary of state at the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), has written to council leaders about remote meetings to confirm the government will not bring forward emergency legislation on this issue at this time. The NALC chairman, Cllr Sue Baxter, has responded to express her disappointment, as has the Local Government Association (LGA) in their statement... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:42 by Alison Robinson

Tags: COVID19, NALC, remote meetings

Remote meetings - regulations not extending beyond 7th May 2021

Extending the remote meeting regulations

The government is not currently planning to extend the remote meeting regulations beyond 7 May 2021. Along with other local government bodies, NALC is continuing to press for this extension. We are also preparing guidance for local councils on preparing for and managing the return to physical meetings in May and beyond.

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 16:14 by Alison Robinson

Tags: COVID19, NALC, news, remote meetings

GAPTC - here to help

You will have been receiving regular updates from Anita Sach who is coordinating communications, the updates on COVID19 are going straight on to the webpage.

We had an amazing response to our survey from local councils about the work being undertaken during this crisis, further evidencing the positive impact the sector makes – the information will be presented next week.

Sue Creswick is responding... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 14:28 by Kerrin Cocks

Tags: GAPTC, NALC, news, remote meetings, support, update