The NAC are hosting a conference on Community Hubs and Community Engagement at the Hallmark Hotel Carlisle 13th-15th September 2019 As the electorate demand better communications and more convenient services from local and national government departments, both local and national government departments are merging contact centres to create hubs
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Cllr Marie Garrity Chair of the National Association of councillors addressed members of the NAC and took the opportunity to thank councillors for the dedication and hard work within there role as a councillor. she paid tribute to past members of the association who have provided a
Councillors from principal authorities are invited to take part in the accredited university course for the academic year 2019 / 2020. The course holds three study weekends giving students the opportunity to understand the structure of local government within the united kingdom. One of the weekends explores local government
The new role of vice president of the National Association of Councillors welcomes long standing member Cllr Eric Firth from Kirklees Council. Cllr Firth will support the new President Cllr Audrey Laing in her role. Cllr Marie Garrity Chair of the NAC said, Cllr Firth has been a long standing
New President elected The National Association of councillors AGM has appointed a new President to the Association. Cllr Audrey Laing who represents Peterlee on Durham County Council, was elected to the role at the AGM held on 24th November 2018. Cllr Laing replaces long standing member Cllr
Is Local Democracy Threatened In this time of austerity Local Authorities at all levels are feeling threatened. What is the future for Local Authority finance? Will authorities be able to make their own decisions regarding priorities and spending or will it be forced upon them from Government?
The National Association of Councillors offer a range of training to local council members and individuals. This ranges from Equality and Diversity, New member training, planning, chairmanship, in addition to this we carry out bespoke training services designed to assist councillor in there roles. For more information
Delegates of the NAC conference discussed health issues and inequalities within there local councils. This provided delegates with the opportunity to compare how issues effect each area. The workshop also looked at solutions local councillors and councils take in tackling health issues across the UK.
The National Association have a proud history of supporting charitable causes. This AGM The Association of Councillors held a charity collection in aid of UNISEF. A cheque for £500 will be sent to UNISEF to support its work around supporting Refugee children who have been displaced. Thousands
We are inviting nominations for Councillors/students to participate in the Certificate for Councillors course, in conjunction with Sunderland University and We have recently completed another intake, which has been very successful, and those students will shortly be attending their graduation ceremony to receive their certificates. This certificate