Established in 1947, the National Association of Local Councils is the only national body representing the interests of 10,000 local councils and 100,000 councillors. NALC works in partnership with county associations to support, promote and improve local councils.

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WHAT ARE LOCAL COUNCILS?

Local councils is a universal term for community, neighbourhood, parish and town councils, and are the first tier of local government. There are 10,000 local councils in England with over 30% of England parished.


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COUNTY ASSOCIATIONS

County associations are representative bodies for local councils in their area. Guiding local councils on a range of matters and providing comprehensive training sessions on all the above topics and many others.

 

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LATEST NEWS

19 June 2019
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is pleased to support Loneliness Awareness Week by publishing 50 short case studies demonstrating how local (parish and town) councils of all sizes ar...
10 June 2019
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has today sent a best practice delegation to discover how Bishop’s Stortford Town Council Hertfordshire is improving community transport for adul...
04 June 2019
 NALC disagrees with the Government’s recent announcement that businesses and homeowners can extend their homes without having to go through local planning departments (otherwise known as permitt...