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Consultation – Unauthorised Development & Encampments

Friday, 20th April 2018

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has recently published a consultation on unauthorised development and encampments. The consultation covers local authority and police powers; court processes; trespass; planning enforcement; the provision of authorised sites and the impacts on the travelling community. NALC will be responding to this consultation and wants to hear your […]

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NEW – Model Standing Orders (2018) published

Friday, 20th April 2018

NALC has published new model standing orders (2018).  Last published in 2013, these new model standing orders incorporate or reference new legislation introduced after that date. Members can view or download a copy from our website located under the model documents tab. The legal briefing LO4-18 has also been issued by NALC as a supplement […]

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New Legal Briefing – Section 137 limit for 2018/19

Friday, 20th April 2018

The new S137 spending limit for 2018/19 has recently been announced. The Ministry of Housing , Communities and Local Government has confirmed that the appropriate sum for parish councils for the purpose of section 137(4)(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 for 2018/19 is £7.86. A copy of the Legal briefing (LO3-18) confirming the increase […]

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Consultation – Committee on Standards in Public Life

Friday, 20th April 2018

The Committee on Standards in Public Life is undertaking a review of local government ethical standards.  As part of this review, the Committee is holding a public stakeholder consultation and would like to hear particularly from Parish Councillors and District Councillors. Further information, submission guidelines, and consultation questions can be found in the consultation document […]

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