Established in 1947, the National Association of Local Councils is the only national body representing the interests of 10,000 local (parish and town) 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

09 January 2020
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has launched three new study tours across 2020/21 at three dynamic larger local (parish and town) councils.
07 January 2020
Dorset Association of Parish and Town Councils is looking for a chief executive to join their team.DETAILSJob title: chief executiveOrganisation: Dorset Association of Parish and Town CouncilsSalary: ...
07 January 2020
Huntingdon Town Council is looking for a deputy town clerk to join their team.DETAILSJob title: deputy town clerkOrganisation: Huntingdon Town CouncilSalary: £49,101 - £52,869 (LC4 SCP 46-49)Appl...