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MAY
04

NALC calls for business rate localisation to be extended to local councils

NALC calls for business rate localisation to be extended to local councils

The government has been urged to be more local and more radical in its approach to localising business rates in order to help communities fund the growing range of local services provided by local councils.

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MAY
04

Parishing all of England provides key to unlocking people power over housing and planning

Parishing all of England provides key to unlocking people power over housing and planning
Plans to reform the housing and planning system have been welcomed by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) however...
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APR
28

NALC puts three big questions to parties to answer in general election manifestos

NALC puts three big questions to parties to answer in general election manifestos
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has urged the political parties to consider how they can best put communities...
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APR
25

Good Councillors Guide - a route map for local leaders

Good Councillors Guide - a route map for local leaders

At a time when there is changing public sector landscape there are huge opportunities for local people to become local leaders. Whether helping an area to survive the harsh economic climate, protecting services that are under threat, or providing the events, culture and fun that puts the heart into each local community –  local councils have never had a better opportunity to make a difference.

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APR
18

Media Watch | 57

Media Watch | 57
Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories on the local council sector. Can local council save...
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MAR
31

NALC publishes updated Governance and Accountability for Local Councils guide

NALC publishes updated Governance and Accountability for Local Councils guide

On 27 February 2017, Joint Practitioners Advisory Group (JPAG) approved some modest amendments to the wording of Governance and Accountability. The content is not greatly changed, but a minor error affecting parish meetings has been corrected and some of the explanations in part five have been made clearer.

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