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

25 April 2019
 The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has backed calls from the Rural Services Network (RSN) for the government to develop a rural strategy....
24 April 2019
The Department for Transport has issued a new consultation on the vehicle operator licensing system which is due to come into force by 1 April 2020.  NALC will be responding....
16 April 2019
Henley-on-Thames Town Council is looking for a town clerk and responsible finance officer to join their team.