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JUN
04

Put permitted development through the planning system, says NALC

 

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NALC disagrees with the Government’s recent announcement that businesses and homeowners can extend their homes without having to go through local planning departments (otherwise known as permitted development rights).

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JUN
04

NALC welcomes IFS council funding report

 

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NALC has welcomed the recent publication of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) report into council funding, agreeing with many of its findings.

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JUN
03

Council Spotlight: Nailsea Town Council

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Nailsea Town Council has an estimated population of 16,500 residents and a precept of £471,334. The council is also accredited with the Foundation Award under the National Association of Local Councils’ (NALC) Local Council Award Scheme.

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MAY
31

NALC welcomes MHCLG precept revision

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is pleased to see revised precept figures from the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) which show that the average Band D precept increase in 2019/20 was actually 4.9% and not 5.7% as published in March.

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MAY
21

NALC calls on local councils to submit their nominations for the People's Award

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is calling on local (parish and town) councils to submit their nominations for the People’s Award to mark today's official launch of Transport Planning Day 2019.

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MAY
13

Keep audit light touch, NALC tells national audit body

NALC has today urged the National Audit Office (NAO) to keep the audit of smaller bodies proportionate and light touch in...
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