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DEC
18

Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities

Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities

The Government has published the final version of this Code which replaces the need for external audit for parish councils with turnover less than £25,000. The code will require the on-line publication of information which the Government says will provide taxpayers with a clear picture of the council's' activities, spending and governance and will improve the ability of communities to hold local public bodies to account.

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DEC
17

NALC backs MPs planning report

NALC backs MPs planning report

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) welcomes and supports many findings of the parliamentary select committee for Communities and Local Government on planning.

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DEC
17

Hampshire sets the example

Hampshire sets the example

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is calling on all County Associations of Local Councils with parish and town councils to follow the example of the Hampshire Association of Local Councils (HALC) by forging closer links with local Rotary Clubs.

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DEC
16

Media Watch | 2

Media Watch | 2

Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories about the local (parish and town) council sector.

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DEC
16

NALC responds to England devolution proposals

NALC responds to England devolution proposals

Responding to the command paper 'Implications of Devolution for England' presented to Parliament by the First Secretary of State and Leader of the House of Commons, National Association of Local Councils (NALC) chairman, Cllr Ken Browse said: "Today's command paper on the implications of devolution for England is a welcome step forward in giving more power to local people and putting communities in control of their areas.

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DEC
16

Manifesto calls for fair rural deal

Manifesto calls for fair rural deal

The Rural Services Network has published its manifesto ahead of the 2015 General Election, calling for a fairer deal for rural England.

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