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NALC backs Liberal Democrats call for more parish councils

The Liberal Democrat Party’s pre-manifesto has pledged to increase the number of parish councils, a commitment which was today strongly welcomed by the National Association of Local Councils.

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NALC disappointed at DCLG's no to business rate funding for parishes

The Government has today turned down a proposal for a share of business rates to go to parish and town councils, suggesting they do not see local economic development as part of their localism role.

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Larger Councils elections

Four places for direct election to the NALC Larger Councils’ Committee for the tenure November 2014 - 2016 will be available from the date of the NALC Larger Councils’ Conference – 03 December 2014.

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Council of the Week: East Peckham Parish Council

East Peckham is a rural village between within the borough of Tonbridge and Malling, Kent and is twinned with Chereng in the Nord de Par de Calais region. The village has approximately 1,200 homes with 3,500 residents and continuing to expand. The council includes its own Jubilee Hall, educational facilities and a vibrant village centre. There is a network of paths and cycle ways that connect the commercial and residential parts of the village.

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MPs back parish powerhouse at NALC Lobby Day

Scores of MPs lined up in Parliament yesterday to signal their support for England’s localist powerhouse during a Lobby Day organised by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).

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Keeping communities clean and open to all

Budget 2016 announcement could signal end to parish councils paying ‘toilet tax’

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