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New Governance and Accountability guide published

Finally the Joint Practitioners Advisory Group (JPAG) has published the new Governance and Accountability Guide. At their February meeting JPAG approved some modest amendments to the wording of the guide and while the content is not greatly changed a minor error affecting parish meetings has been corrected and some of the explanations in Part 5 have been made clearer.

This new 2017 edition of the guide... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 21:35 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Finance & Audit, Guidance, Nalc, jpag

NALC Purdah Guidance

In advance of the upcoming mayoral combined authority, county and parish elections (in some areas) NALC has reissued its legal briefing L02-17 Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity [England] (March 2017) which includes guidance on purdah.

Posted: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:28 by admin

Tags: Guidance, Nalc

Book Now For NALC Good Councillors Spring Conference

The Good Councillors Spring Conference is a great one-day event for local (parish and town) councillors and councils from across the country to discuss policy ideas, network and get motivated for your day-to-day work in communities.

The day will comprise of a number of key themes that matters to your communities and help you be better leaders and representatives on these matters in your local areas.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:45 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Nalc, conference, training

Council tax referendum principles have not been extended to local (parish and town) councils in 2017/18.

Council tax referendum principles have not been extended to local (parish and town) councils in 2017/18.

The secretary of state for communities and local government, Sajid Javid MP, yesterday announced the provisional local government finance settlement for 2017/18 in the House of Commons, an extract from his speech is below:

"Local [town and parish councils] play an important role in our civic life.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 08:35 by admin

Tags: Council Tax Localisation, LRALC, Nalc