Established in 1947, the National Association of Local Councils is the only national body that represents the interests of 10,000 local (parish and town) councils in England. NALC works in partnership with county associations to support, promote and improve local councils.

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LEADERS TALK: THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CHALLENGES POST COVID-19 LEADERS TALK: COLLABORATION FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING LEADERS TALK: LOCAL COUNCILS AND HIDDEN DISABILITIES LEADERS TALK: SUPPORTING MENTAL HEALTH IN YOUR COMMUNITY
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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

28 October 2020
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has advised the government to keep communities at the heart of planning in its response to the latter’s Planning For The Future White Paper ...
23 October 2020
Chris Pincher MP, minister of State at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has written to the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) chairman, Cllr Sue Baxter on neighbour...
22 October 2020
Hadleigh Town Council is looking for a town clerk to join their team.