Open Letter to the Government concerning Local Councils- Explained
The National Association of Local Councils wrote a letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP, concerning criticism over some content of the Local Councils-Explained book. Please click here for the letter attached.
03 July 2014
Governance and Accountability for Local Councils
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) have today jointly published the new fifth edition of The Practitioners’ Guide for local (parish and town) councils. Please click here for the media release . Please click here for the Guide.
Local councils EXPLAINED
Everything you need to know about local councils.
‘Local councils EXPLAINED’ is NALC’s new book about local councils. The book provides easy to read narrative about the role of parish councils, their councillors and officers and how they work. There is comprehensive and practical guidance about the legal issues that local councils are exposed to.
NALC currently produce two flagship publications for the local government sector.
LCR is the official publication of the National Association of Local Councils. It is an essential quarterly guide for all clerks and councillors and all those involved in the first tier. With town and parish councils now at the fore of government thinking on neighbourhood governance, LCR continues to provide an important and valuable insight into this expanding sector.
For further information on LCR, including subscriptions and advertising opportunities please click here.
DIS is a fortnightly news service which can provide you with a one stop shop for all the latest information which is relevant to the first tier.
With a round-up of government statements and publications, up to date legal information, ministerial statements, press releases and consultations from across the sector, along with regular events and vacancy listings DIS is a great source of information.
For further information on DIS, including subscriptions please click here.
Booklets and Resources
Click here for our Booklets and Resources section.
In addition to these publications NALC also produces an annual report. To download the most recent and previous Annual Reports please click here.
Page updated 09 June 2014