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

16 April 2019
Henley-on-Thames Town Council is looking for a town clerk and responsible finance officer to join their team.
11 April 2019
A new report published by the House of Lords Select Committee on regenerating seaside towns and communities has praised the work of local (parish and town) councils in Cornwall.
09 April 2019
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) today called for the government to enable more social and affordable housing to be built and provided for those otherwise unable to access this accomm...