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NOV
19

Powerhouse minister confirms parish role in devolution

The government confirmed that there must be a role for parishes and communities within combined principal local authorities devolution deals.

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NOV
10

Northern powerhouse minister to address MPs and Peers

Northern powerhouse minister to address MPs and Peers

The government's minister for the 'northern powerhouse’, James Wharton MP, will address a cross-party group of MPs and Peers.

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OCT
29

NALC demands more devolution for local communities

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Annual Conference held from 27 October 2015 to 28 October 2015, saw a direction for putting local (parish and town) councils and communities more in control of how their lives are run and public services delivered to them.

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OCT
28

NALC announces Star Councils 2015 winners

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has announced the winners for its Star Councils Awards.

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OCT
27

The Government spells out its plans for parishes

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) minister, Marcus Jones MP told the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Annual Conference on 27 October 2015 that the Government has ambitious plans for a devolution revolution, which include Devolution Deals, but stressed that this not just for principal authorities. He said that parish councils have a key role to play and they should be speaking to their principal authorities about opportunities for further powers and functions to be devolved.

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OCT
23

NALC and SLCC announce pensions advice

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) on 23 October 2015 issued guidance in light of the significant changes to workplace pensions that have taken place.

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