The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is heading to Bishop’s Stortford Town Council in Hertfordshire on 10 and 11 June 2019 for its annual study tour.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Star Council Awards are the only awards in England to recognise the achievements of local council sector.
NALC is calling for fewer neighbourhood plans to be overturned at appeal. It firmly believes that if communities are to welcome new development, they must first feel in control. There must be a clear signal from government that local communities are really able to make plans that will have effect. This means significantly reducing the incidence of neighbourhood plans being overturned at appeal due to circumstances beyond their control.
New analysis by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) on women’s representation in local government shows more women are getting involved in their community through their local (parish and town) council than in larger principal authorities.