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Cornwall Association of Local Councils

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County Executive Officer: Sarah Mason
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Heron Way Newham, Truro


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LTN-70 The Local Environment

This LTN advises local councils of various matters that may affect the local environment and its appearance.

Fri, 01 Sep 2017

Tags: NALC, LTN, Legal

L06-17 General Data Protection Regulation- application to Parish Meetings

NALC have issued this legal briefing which confirms that the GDPR applies to a Parish Meeting and requires it to appoint a Data Protection Officer.

Fri, 01 Sep 2017

PC07-17 Planning for the Right Homes in the Right Places

The Department for Communities and Local Government has launched a consultation on proposed changes to planning policy design and legislation. The Consultation follows on from the housing White Paper and is seeking views on changes to national policy to help local planning authorities and communities plan and deliver for the homes they need. NALC are seeking your responses which should be sent via e-mail to:

Jessica.Lancod-frost@nalc.gov.uk by 17:00 on Friday 27 October, 2017

Fri, 01 Sep 2017

PR11-17 Citizenship and Civic Engagement

NALC has published its response to the 'Citizenship and Civic Engagement' policy consultation. They suggest that local councils can play a vital role in encouraging social cohesion and civic engagement in their areas but more support is needed from higher tiers of government in order for this to happen. NALC call for more freedom and support to be given to local councils to allow them to support their communities in any way they can

Fri, 01 Sep 2017

CALC News - August 2017

Our August News update

Thu, 31 Aug 2017

General Data Protection Regulation - main provisions L05-17

This new legal 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.

Thu, 24 Aug 2017

Guide to the Code of Conduct

Guidance paper for the Code of Conduct

Fri, 18 Aug 2017

PC05-17 Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement

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. Please find the briefing attached (also available for download from our website). Responses due by Friday 1st September 2017.

Fri, 04 Aug 2017

PC06-17 Broadband Universal Service Obligation

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.

Consultation responses should be submitted to NALC by 02/10/2017

Fri, 04 Aug 2017

PR8-17 Future of Localism Policy Response

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.

Tue, 01 Aug 2017

Pubic Toilets Report

Following many queries relating to the running of public toilets, Bethany sent a survey out to members.

This document is a short report reflecting the feedback received.

Tue, 01 Aug 2017

CALC News - July 2017

Our July News Update

Sun, 30 Jul 2017

L04-17 Reforms to Data Protection Legislation

A new legal briefing on the Reform of data protection legislation and the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation is now available

Fri, 28 Jul 2017

Transparency Fund Application Form 2017-18

Transparency Fund Application Form.UPDATED JULY 2017

All completed applications should be returned to enquiries@cornwallalc.org.uk

Wed, 19 Jul 2017

LTN-54 Protection of Ownerless Common Land and Village Greens

Legal Topic Note 54-July 2017

Some Village Greens and common land in England and Wales have no known owners. Local Authorities (including local councils) have the power to protect such land.

This note will look at the relevant law, which is mainly set out in section 43 of the Commons Act 2006 and in sections 38 of the 2006 Act.

Sat, 01 Jul 2017

PR9-17 Fixed Penalty Notices- NALC Consultation Response

NALC's Policy Consultation Response to Government regarding Fixed Penalty Notices (PR9-17)

Fri, 30 Jun 2017

CALC News - June 2017

Our June News Monthly Update

Fri, 30 Jun 2017

Members Allowances Report

Please note that applying the relevant percentage increases since 2012 (when these were last updated) the figures for 2017/18 (from 1.4.17) would be:

Member Allowance £196.96

Chairman Allowance £290.93

It should also be remembered that whilst the council may offer the allowance, members have to decide whether they wish to claim the payment which is subject to PAYE and would be taken into account for any means tested benefits as it is treated as salary. In addition, Co-Opted members are unable to receive the Members Allowance.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017

CALC Weekly News Roundup 43

CALC's weekly newsletter.

Fri, 09 Jun 2017

CALC Weekly News Roundup 42 (02/06/2017)

CALC's weekly newsletter (42) featuring a newsletter and NALC survey, training information, and much more.

Fri, 02 Jun 2017

CALC Weekly News Roundup 41 (26/05/2017)

CALC's weekly newsletter (Number 41), with information about the Copyright Licensing Agency, Training and more!

Fri, 26 May 2017

Good Councillor's Guide to Neighbourhood Planning

The new Guide from NALC to Neighbourhood Planning

Tue, 23 May 2017

CALC Weekly News Roundup 40 (19/05/2017)

CALC's weekly newsletter (number 40).

Fri, 19 May 2017

Citizens Advice Survey

Citizens Advice Cornwall are carrying out a survey into the provision of services and public transport options in rural areas as an update to their report on the subject in 2010.

Surveys should be completed by July 3rd 2017 and returned to wailim.wong@citizensadvicecornwall.org.uk .

Fri, 12 May 2017

Tags: Survey

L03-17 Reform of Data Protection Legislation

A new legal briefing on the Reform of data protection legislation and introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation is now available on our website documents section.

On May 25th 2018, Data Protection law is set to change. The 2016 EU Directive known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will on this date take effect and essentially replace the 1988 Act.

Fri, 12 May 2017

CALC Weekly News Roundup 39

CALC's weekly newsletter.

Fri, 12 May 2017

NALC Tree Charter Survey

Results of the NALC Tree Charter Survey

Fri, 12 May 2017

Tags: NALC, Report

Local Authority Accounts: A guide to your rights

As a local resident people have legal rights to inspect, ask questions about and challenge items in your council's accounts.

The National Audit Office has recently published this new guide on these rights, which are enshrined in law.

Fri, 12 May 2017