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FEB
12

MPs call for devolution to parishes

Parliament celebrated some of the best parish and town councils in the country this week with a cross-party group of MPs and Peers calling for more power to be devolved from Whitehall to England’s town and village halls.

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FEB
04

NALC welcomes Public Sector Audit Appointments corporate plan

NALC has welcomed the publication of Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd (PSAA) Corporate Plan for the period to 2018. The Plan sets out how the company will discharge the functions delegated to it by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which include managing audit contracts originally let by the Audit Commission and supporting a smooth transition to the new audit regime introduced by the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

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JAN
29

NALC rolls out new Direct Access Scheme

Today (29th January), NALC has re-launched its Direct Access Scheme.

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JAN
28

Parish devolution revolution gathers pace

 A campaign to ‘parish’ all of England received a huge boost yesterday (27 January). As dozens of communities from across the country gathered in Birmingham at a meeting organised by the National Association of Local Councils.

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JAN
28

Wilson completes NALC top team

Councillor Kevin Wilson is the new chairman of the Larger Councils' Committee of NALC.

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JAN
25

NALC warns Housing and Planning Bill not rural proofed

Members of the House of Lords have been told that the government’s flagship Housing and Planning Bill has not been sufficiently ‘rural proofed’ to assess its impact on rural areas.

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