NALC and the APPG (All Party Parliamentary Group) on Local Democracy partnered with Civic Voice and the APPG for Civic Societies to deliver a debate on neighbourhood planning.
This year NALC has partnered with more than 50 organisations to help launch a new Charter for Trees, Woods and People on 6 November 2017.
NALC welcomes the Government’s proposal to extend the remit of the Local Government Ombudsman to local (parish and town) councils set out in the draft Bill Public Service Ombudsman Bill.
NALC urges the government to stand firm against certain developer forces that seem to want to ride roughshod against the wishes of communities.
NALC welcomes the Government’s proposals to modernise the process for holding parish polls and bring them in line with other electoral arrangements.
NALC supports moves by the Government to ease the financial burden on communities by the introduction of discretionary business rates relief on public toilets owned by local authorities.