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Hertfordshire Association of Parish and Town Councils

Hertfordshire Association of Parish and Town Councils

Carina Helmn

County Officer: Carina Helmn
Kimpton Memorial Hall, Hall
Lane, Kimpton, Hertfordshire

Tel: 07956 590094

Latest News

3 New LAIS: 1403 Data Protection Bill; 1404 Right Homes Consultation; 1405 Councillor Disqualification

3 new LAIS are now available to view on the HAPTC website:

1403 Data Protection Bill

1404 Right Homes Consultation

1405 Councillor Disqualification

Posted: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:59 by Sue Campbell

Tags: LAIS, Consultation

HAPTC Members' Bulletin 9th October 2017

The latest edition of HAPTC's regular email bulletin to all member councils is now available to view on the HAPTC website.

The previous 5 versions can also been seen in the documents section using the filter "Newsletter"

Posted: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:16 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

New LAIS1402 Precept Consultation

Local councils will be aware that under the Localism Act 2011, Government has powers to make an annual decision on whether to introduce automatic precept referendums where they deem increases in local council precepts to be 'excessive'. The decision includes what threshold would apply for triggering referendums and to which councils this trigger would be applied. Although these referendums have been applied to other types of local authorities, Government has.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:30 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils, LAIS, Consultation, Council Tax

Funding and Grants Bulletin September 2017

Funding and grants available to local councils

Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:29 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

Legal Briefing - General Data Protection Regulation

This briefing provides a summary of the provisions in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the changes in law being introduced by General Data Protection Regulation which are relevant to councils.

Posted: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:02 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

The Good Councillor's Guide to Neighbourhood Planning

This guide is designed specifically to help parish and town councillors support their communities and council in deciding whether or not to produce a neighbourhood plan for their area and, if they decide to go ahead, to guide them through the process of producing the plan and thinking
about how it will be delivered.

Posted: Tue, 23 May 2017 08:42 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

New! LAIS1399 Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017

New Information Sheet

Posted: Tue, 16 May 2017 10:46 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

Section 137 Expenditure - Limit for 2017/2018

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has announced that the appropriate sum for the purpose of section 137(4)(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 (the 1972 Act) for local (parish and town) councils in England for 2017-18 is £7.57.

This is the amount that results from increasing the amount of 2016-17 (£7.42) by the percentage increase in the retail index between September 2015 and September.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:05 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

Announcement of External Auditor for Hertfordshire

Following a successful procurement exercise, the new external auditors for Hertfordshire will be PKF Littlejohn LLP. This is advance notice as they will be responsible for the parish council audits for annual accounts starting in the next financial year on 1st April 2017. They have a five year contract.

For more information please see http://www.localaudits.co.uk/appts.html

For the current financial.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:38 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

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