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A NEW CONSTITUTIONAL SETTLEMENT FOR ALL OF THE UK

NALC is today (19 September 2014) calling for a new constitutional settlement for all of the UK after yesterday’s referendum vote in Scotland.

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TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE IT WORK

Today’s (18 September 2014)  NALC'S Making Localism Work conference showed how by using existing and forthcoming new strengthened powers, communities and local (parish and town) councils can get in the driving seat to make their places better.

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NALC Backs Lib Dem Calls 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.

NALC Disappointed at DCLG 'No' to Business Rate Funding 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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Lessons Learned from a Paperless Parish

Portal Planning account manager Robin Vaissiere recently attended an event for parish councils who have made – or are thinking of making – the move to paperless working. These are his thoughts from the event.

Larger Councils Conference - Future Local

'Future Local' is a one-day conference looking at how larger local councils will look in the future in terms of putting communities in control of local facilities, delivering local services and providing influence over decision making.

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