2019 Annual General Meeting
This year's AGM will take place at The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber on Thursday 19 September starting at 7.00pm. Agenda papers and the Annual Report and Accounts have been sent to member councils and can be down-loaded from the Members scetion of this website. Follow Governance to Annual General Meeting.
ERNLLCA Conference 2019
This years Conference is offering more breakouts sessions and exhibitors than ever before; building on the success of last year. The Conference provides a great way to network and take advantage of relevant training for your Parish or Town council.
The Conference will take place on Friday 15th November 2019 at the Village Hotel, Hull. For programme information and booking form please click here.
Community Governance Prospectus
The Society of Local Council Clerks has launched its Community Governance Prospectus which is an advanced qualification for local council officers who work with local communities.
The qualification has a number of benefits including being;
• Unique - targeted at local council officers
• Flexible - allows for specialist topics to be studied facilitating work-based learning
• Part-time - allows students to get a qualification while they work and features three 24-hour study days each year
• Supportive - student support is offered throughout the course in the form of an online learning environment, as well as a professional, experienced teaching team
Students can gain a Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE): Community Governance (Level 4), Foundation Degree: Community Governance (Level 5) or BA Hons: Community Governance (Level 6).
SLCC is also now providing the Community Governance course through De Montfort University (DMU), who were awarded Gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework and are an internationally recognised centre of excellence on local government.
2019 NALC Financial Regulations
The latest version of Financial Regulations (together with a guidance note) are available from the Model Documents section of the Members' Pages.
The day training event scheduled for Wednesday 2 October is now full. We will operate a waiting list and another event will be organsied ifthere is sufficient numbers interested in taking part. Please let us know if you would be interested.
NALC Annual Conference
NALC's Annual Conference will be held at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Milton Keynes on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October.
VE Day 75
Please visit www.veday75.org to find out how your Parish or Town council can get involved in commemorating VE Day.
Letter from Bruno Peek LVO OBE OPR, Pageantmaster VE Day 75
Borrowing by parish and town councils
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has issued updated information and guidance on borrowing by councils. Please refer to the Members page to access this information.
Councils which are not members of ERNLLCA should contact the Association at firstname.lastname@example.org if they wish to borrow.
Governance and Accountability 2019
The 2019 version of Governance and Accountability can be found on the Model Documents age of the website.
Committee on Standards in Public Life Ethical Standards Review
CSPL has published its long awaited report which can be accessed here. NALC has issued an initial media release which can also be viewed here.
ERNLLCA will be contacting member councils to take their views about the elements of the report which impact on our sector.
Updated Orders are available from the Members page
National Planning Policy Framework
The Government has published the Framework and councils can access the details here