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Cornwall Association of Local Councils

Supporting Local Councils in Cornwall

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County Executive Officer: Sarah Mason
Unit 1, 1 Riverside House
Heron Way Newham, Truro

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    Promoting and developing the work of local councils at district, regional and national levels.

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    Advice and Information

    Keeping you up-to-date with legislation and best practise.

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    Training & Equipping

    Providing a comprehensive schedule to equip individuals and councils.

Welcome to Cornwall Association of Local Councils

The Cornwall Association of Local Councils is the membership association for parish and town councils in the Duchy. The Association offers support in all aspects of the work of local councils in Cornwall.

Kowethas Kernow Konsels Leek yw an Gowethas Eseleth rag Konsels y'n Dugeth. An Gowethas a wra profya skoodhyans yn pub enepik oll ober Konsels leek yn Kernow.

Formed by Parish Councils - Run for Parish Councils - Delivering to Parish Councils

The Cornwall Association of Local Councils is the County Association affiliated to the National Association of Local Councils (NALC), the only body in the country specialising in the work of Parish and Town Councils and Parish Meetings.

The Association is the first point of contact for member local councils in need of advice on a range of topics, ranging from legal, financial and technical to more general advice.

Latest News

Public Toilets Report

Public Toilets Report

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:42 by Bethany Hibbs

Following a number of enquiries relating to the day-to-day management of public toilets, Bethany carried out a short survey of members.

This survey was well responded to and hence Bethany was able to put together a short report outlining many of the common themes, experiences and pieces of advice. More »

This report has been sent to members and is also now available to view/ download from our website.

Briefings and Consultations

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:14 by Bethany Hibbs

Please see our documents section for an up to date library of NALC Briefings and Policy Consultations

Policy Consultation PC06-17 Broadband Universal Service Obligation: Consultation on Design

This consultation from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport seeks views on the specification for a new broadband Universal Service Obligation that would be set in secondary legislation. .Responses due by 2nd of October 2017. More »

Policy Consultation PC05-17 Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement: Call for Evidence

The Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement was formed on 29 June 2017 in response to the changing shifts and recent events which have negatively impacted British society and citizenship. This has led to a divisive British society and this select committee wants to explore how and why citizenship and civic engagement has changed and what can be done to improve it across the country. Responses due by Friday 1st September 2017.

Policy Consultation Response PR8-17 The Future of Localism Call for Evidence Consultation

NALC has published its response to the 'Future of Localism' consultation. NALC fully supports Locality's view that the next Government should undertake a full review of the Community Rights contained in the Localism Act 2011.

General Data Protection Regulation - new legal briefing

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:29 by Chris

A new briefing from NALC provides a summary of the provisions in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the changes in law being introduced by General Data Protection Regulation which are relevant to councils. It can be found in our Documents section.