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CALC events and training booking form

If you wish to attend a CALC training session or event, please complete this booking form and return to us via email/ post.

Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Integrated Communities Strategy Consultation Response PR10-18

NALC's response to the Government's recent Green Paper consultation

Thu, 07 Jun 2018

PC09-18 Labour social housing green paper

The Labour Party has issued a green paper as a vehicle to further consult on the details of its affordable housing policy.

The most relevant local council consultation questions are detailed in PC09-18. If you would like to provide feedback to NALC, please do so by 17:00 Friday 8 June.

Thu, 24 May 2018

PR9-18 NALC consultation response to the Review of local government ethical standards

NALC's response to the recent consultation paper

See also CALC's own response further down this web page.

Thu, 24 May 2018

PR06-18 NALC consultation response to draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

NALC's response to the recent NPPF consultation

See also CALC's own response further down this web page.

Thu, 24 May 2018

CALC News Round-up - 24/05/2018

The latest edition of our regular news update

Thu, 24 May 2018

Review of Local Government Ethical Standards: CALC response

CALC's response to the recent consultation from the Committee on Standards in Public Life concerning local government ethical standards.

NALC document PC05-18 gives background details.

Wed, 23 May 2018

National Planning Policy Framework consultation - CALC response

CALC's response to the recent consultation on the National Planning Policy Framework.

The response is made on behalf of Cornwall Planning Partnership, the stakeholder liaison group of the planning authority and the local parish and town councils in Cornwall.

Wed, 23 May 2018

PR07-18 Community Governance Review Guidance update

A new consultation issued by NALC on Community Governance Review Guidance update.

Fri, 11 May 2018

L06-18 Data Protection Legislation for Public Authorities

NALC's publication of an update to the Data Protection Bill

Thu, 10 May 2018

F01-18 PWLB loan balances 31 March 31

Public Works Loans Board loan balances at 31 March 2018 issued by NALC

Thu, 10 May 2018

CALC News Round-up

Our latest News Round-up for April

Sun, 29 Apr 2018

PB01-18 Information Commissioners office statement on the GDPR Regulation

A new policy briefing issued by NALC on 'Information Commissioners office statement on the GDPR Regulation'.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018

E01-18 Employment Briefing - 2018-19 National Salary Award

A new employment briefing on the National Salary Award is now available.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018

PC08-18 Integrated Communities Green Paper

NALC has issued a consultation document on Integrated Communities Green Paper. In addition, NALC have provided a copy of a set of questions to which they must respond. Therefore, if you have any input, please submit to NALC by 17:00 on 15 May 2018.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018

L05-18 Data Protection Fees

NALC has published a new legal briefing on Data protection fees.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018

LTN87 Procurement April 2018

On April 9, 2018, a new Legal Topic Note was published by NALC on Procurement

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

Tags: NALC, Contract

LTN5 Parish and community Council meetings

On April 9, 2018, a new Legal Topic Note was published by NALC on Parish and community Council meetings.

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

LTN8 Elections

On April 9, 2018, a new Legal Topic Note was published by NALC on Elections

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

L04-18 Model Standing Orders

On April 9, 2018, this new Legal Briefing was published by NALC on the Model Standing Orders.

A copy of the latest Model Standing Orders can be found in the document section of our web site.

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

NALC Model Standing Orders 2018

The Model Standing Orders published by NALC on 10 April 2018, replace the previous model standing orders which were published in Local Councils Explained (2013 NALC). They incorporate and or reference new legislation.

Please also refer to the Model Standing Orders Legal Briefing (L04-18) which is also available to view in the documents section.

Additionally, as a result of the revised Model Standing Orders documentation, the following Legal Topic Notes have also been updated and are available to view and/or download from our documents section: LTNs 1, 2, 5, 8 and 87.

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

PC07-18 Unauthorised development and encampments

This consultation covers local authority and police powers, court processes, trespass, planning enforcement, the provision of authorized sites and the impacts on the travelling community.

The Government is seeking views on the effectiveness of existing powers and gathering data to inform future policy and legislation.

Any feedback on this consultation is due by to NALC by 17:00 on Friday, 25 May 2018.

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

Tree Charter Toolkit

New Tree Charter Toolkit

The Charter for Trees, Woods and People Toolkit developed by NALC, provides guidance for parish, town and community councils on good practice for trees in the UK.

This guidance supports the Woodland Trust Charter for Trees and should enable local councils to work in conjunction with both Neighbourhood Planning and Tree Warden Scheme strategies.

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

LTN1 Councils Powers to discharge their functions

On April 9, 2018, a new Legal Topic Note was published by NALC on Councils Powers to discharge their functions.

Mon, 16 Apr 2018

LTN2 The Chairman of local councils

On April 9, 2018, a new Legal Topic Note was published by NALC on The Chairman of local councils.

Mon, 16 Apr 2018

L03-18 Section 137 limit for 2018-2019

A new legal briefing on Section 137 limit for 2018/2019 is now available which reflects the change to the relevant amount for calculating s.137 expenditure for 2018/19. Please click on the link below to view the briefing document.

Thu, 29 Mar 2018

Governance and Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England 2018

This Guide is issued by the Joint Panel on Accounting Guidance (JPAG), and jointly published by the Society of Local Council Clerks, the National Association of Local Councils and the Association of Drainage Authorities

Councils can prepare their Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) for 2017/18 in accordance with either the 2017 or the 2018 edition. The main change of substance is clarification on how councils should account for Community Infrastructure Levy.

Thu, 29 Mar 2018

PC05-18 Review of Local Government Ethical Standards

PC05-18 is a consultation document that forms part of the government's review into ethical standards.

Consultation questions are included and your responses are required to NALC by 17:00 on Friday 27 April 2018.

For a copy of the consultation document please click the link below.

Wed, 28 Mar 2018

PR04-18 Major Road Networks

The Major Road Networks consultation response is NALC's reply following assessment of the consultation document.

Please click on the link below to view the document.

Wed, 28 Mar 2018

PC06-18 National Planning Policy Framework

The National Planning Policy Framework refresh is focused on housing and ways to deliver the government's target of 300,000 homes per annum. A number of consultation questions are included and should you wish to provide feedback, please ensure you reply to NALC by 17:00 Friday 20 April 2018.

Wed, 28 Mar 2018