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ERNLLCA CONFERENCE 2018

Details to follow. 

TRANSPARENCY FUND FOR SMALL PARISH COUNCILS 2017-2018

Parish Councils with an annual turnover of less than £25,000 per annum (not including VAT) are eligible to apply for funding to meet the mandatory requirement for such councils to have in place a website containing all the information required to be published by the Transparency Code for Smaller Local Councils.

During 2016/2017 parish councils in the ERNLLCA area received over £70,000 in funding.

The fund for 2017/2018 has now opened and member councils should start applying now.  The application form has been changed very slightly.  2017/2018 is the last year that funding will be available and affected councils must have their website up and running by 31 March 2018.

Councils which received funding in 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 will be able to re-apply for some on-going running costs during 2017/2018.

2017/2018 Transparency Code Fund application form

Transparency Code Fund guidance 

Transparency Code 

Please do not delay, submit your application as soon as possible.


What's going on in the ERNLLCA area Parishes?

For information about events being held in the various parishes and towns in our area please scroll down to calendar of events below. 

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About Us

ERNLLCA (and its predecessor organisation, the Humberside Association of Parish and Town Councils) has been serving parish and town councils, and parish meetings, since 1974. In the years since there have been many changes to local government and the expectations placed on our tier of local government has grown and grown.

ERNLLCA is a member organisation and its Officers cannot advise members of the public on matters relating to specific parish and town councils. If you have a query about an individual parish or town council you should contact the relevant Clerk or Chairman.

The East Riding and Northern Lincolnshire Local Councils Association, known as ERNLLCA, is an independent body which supports parish and town councils in the North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire. There is an equivalent organisation for each “shire county” area or equivalent in the country and all of these bodies, which are known as County Associations, join together as members of the National Association of Local Councils, or as it is more commonly known, NALC.

ERNLLCA is funded wholly by its members and does not receive any support from any of Principal Authorities or from the Government and exists purely for the benefit of its member parish and town councils. It works closely with Principal Authorities, Government Departments, Professional Bodies, Government Agencies and the Voluntary Sector to promote and support the work of member councils.

ERNLLCA operates a bottom-up approach to its governance. All member councils have the opportunity to meet 3 times a year through a system of District Committees. Each council may send any number of representatives to these meetings but only two may vote. Each District Committee elects representatives to serve on ERNLLCA’s Executive Committee and the Executive Committee elects a delegate to the meetings of the National Association of Local Councils. The current membership of the Executive Committee can be viewed in the Governance section of the members' pages.

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