NALC Consultation Response on NPPF

A new consultation response on the National Planning Policy Framework is now available.

National Association of Local Councils (NALC) urged the government to keep planning local in response to a significant national consultation.

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service Website Navigation review

Our colleagues at WCC are currently undertaking a review of our website which is part of the level 2 navigation.  As our website is a high traffic area , we would like to ask members of the public to help us improve it.  With this in mind, we have created an exercise for online users to help inform the navigation for the Warwickshire Fire and Rescue page.

A new survey on dementia-friendly councils

In 2020, NALC launched a survey to identify the work that local councils are doing to assist those most vulnerable in their communities and gain insight into potential barriers to this progress. Following this, NALC published the Dementia-Friendly Communities guide guide, demonstrating the positive impact of building dementia-friendly communities and providing local councils with the tools to help them develop their own. We’re now undertaking a new survey to gather feedback on the use and effectiveness of this publication to inform a potential update. The survey closes on 22 July 2022, if you have any questions please contact

Evidence of Abuse and Intimidation of Councillors

The LGA launched the survey on 25 October 2021 to support its Civility in Public Life programme. NALC has signed up for this important work, so the survey will also cover local (parish and town) council experiences. It will sit alongside the local council specific NALC and Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) civility and respect project work.