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

21 May 2019
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is calling on local (parish and town) councils to submit their nominations for the People’s Award to mark today's official launch of Transport Plannin...
13 May 2019
NALC has today urged the National Audit Office (NAO) to keep the audit of smaller bodies proportionate and light touch in a response to the first of two NAO policy consultations this year. The Nationa...
03 May 2019
The chairman of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) met the housing minister, Kit Malthouse MP, to press for neighbourhood planning to be strengthened including giving greater protection...