MAR
26

Government announces remote meeting powers not being extended

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The secretary of state for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick MP, has written to council leaders about remote meetings to confirm the government has considered the case for extending legislation very carefully and has concluded that it is not possible to bring forward emergency legislation on this issue at this time.

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MAR
26

Council tax levels for 2021/22 show the lowest increase in precepts for a decade

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published information on council tax levels set by councils in England for the financial year 2021-22.

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MAR
26

Principal authorities told to pass funding on to local councils

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The government is strongly encouraging principal authorities to work with local (parish and town) councils and pass on funding from the £56m Welcome Back Fund.

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MAR
17

Update on NALC's online events calendar for 2021

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Following our Rebuilding Communities online event series over the last year, we're excited to share news on our upcoming events calendar. From April 2021, we will continue to run our online events, covering the hottest topics from the sector with expert panellists to share valuable insights and practical tips to help build stronger communities.

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MAR
09

NALC launches a new guide on cyber security

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has launched The Good Councillor's guide to cyber security in partnership with Microshade VSM.

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MAR
04

NALC pressure on the government leads to a response to the Committee on Standards in Public Life report

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The government has confirmed it intends to publish its response to the Committee on Standards in Public Life's (COSIPL’s) review of Local Government Ethical Standards “shortly” and at the same time publish a consultation on the recommendations it has agreed to.

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