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JUL
07

County Councils Network publish COVID-19 financial impact report

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The County Councils Network (CCN) has published a report on the financial impact of COVID-19 on principal authorities.

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JUL
06

Locality publish COVID-19 community response report

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Locality has published a major report on the response of community organisations to the COVID-19 crisis.

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JUL
03

Supporting local councils to reopen playgrounds safely

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Yesterday a number of national bodies with interests in play NALC (National Association of Local Councils), SLCC (the Society of Local Council Clerks), The Play Safety Forum (PSF), Association of Play Industries (API) & The Register of Play Inspectors International (RPII) met with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to discuss the current government guidance. All involved were delighted by the enthusiasm shown for the provision of play, with it having huge mental and physical benefits to young people particularly at a time when their abilities to enjoy play outside of their homes have been curtailed during the current crisis.

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JUN
25

NALC chairman calls on local government minister to provide financial support

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The chairman of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC), Cllr Sue Baxter, has made strong representations directly to a local government minister, Simon Clarke MP, on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on local (parish and town) council finances, urging him to introduce a financial support package.

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JUN
11

NALC calls on government to introduce sanctions to support the proposed code of conduct

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Eighteen months after the Committee on Standards in Public Life reported to the Prime Minister on improving ethical standards in local government, the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has been pleased to have worked with the Local Government Association (LGA) to take forward the recommendation to develop an updated national model code of conduct for all tiers of local government. This is an important measure NALC called for and proposed to the committee.

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JUN
11

New Local Government Network publishes leadership survey findings  

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The New Local Government Network (NLGN) has published findings from its May 2020 Leadership Index survey.

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