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
SG4 8RD

Tel: 07956 590094

Documents

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LAIS1314.1 Localism Bill Second Reading

Town and parish councils (local councils) will be interested in the debate at the second reading of the farreaching Localism Bill.

Wed, 26 Jan 2011

LAIS1314.2 Localism Bill

Town and parish councils (local councils) will be aware that the Localism Bill, which contains many clauses affecting local councils and their communities (see LAIS1314 & 1314.1) has been progressing through the House of Commons Committee stage (24 sittings).

Wed, 16 Mar 2011

LAIS1314.3 Localism Bill

Local councils will be aware that the Localism Bill emerged from the House of Commons Committee Stage without significant amendment. However, the publication of a House of Commons Library Research Paper highlights areas which will be given further consideration opening up further opportunities for local council influence.

Sun, 03 Apr 2011

LAIS1314.4 Localism Bill

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware that the Localism Bill is now passing through the House of Lords.

Sun, 01 May 2011

LAIS1315 Public Forests

Local councils will have noted that Government is consulting on the future of forests currently owned by the public.

Mon, 14 Feb 2011

LAIS1315.1 Public Forests

Local councils will be interested to note that Government has abandoned its consultation on planned transfers of public forest ownership to charities, community and civil society groups and planned leases of public forests to the private sector.

Wed, 23 Feb 2011

LAIS1316 Data Transparency

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of Government's consultation on a Code governing publication of expenditure of £500 or more by local councils and other local authorities.

Thu, 17 Feb 2011

LAIS1317 Council Meetings

Town and parish councils (local councils) will be interested in a Government letter to principal local authorities (not local councils) concerning the use of modern technology by members of the public at councils meetings.

Thu, 10 Mar 2011

LAIS1318 Statutory Duty Review

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of Government's review of the statutory duties placed on local government.

Fri, 25 Mar 2011

LAIS1319 Budget 2011

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of the key points from the Budget 2011.

Wed, 30 Mar 2011

LAIS1319.1 Car Allowances

Parish and town councils (local councils) were advised of the main issues arising from the 2011 Budget (LAIS1319) and will wish to have the increase of 5p/mile in the own-car work mileage allowance to 45p/mile highlighted as there is now information on the HMRC website.

Wed, 13 Apr 2011

LAIS1320 Parish Financial Data

Parish and town councils (local councils) will be interested in financial data relating to their precepts published by Government on 20 April 2011.

Wed, 27 Apr 2011

LAIS1321 Surveillance Cameras

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of Government's consultation on a Code of Practice governing surveillance cameras in public places.

Tue, 17 May 2011

LAIS1322 Audit Fees and Regulations

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware that the Audit Commission has published Audit of small bodies: Scales of fees 2006/7 to 2011/12 reflecting changes in the legal framework.

Fri, 27 May 2011

LAIS1323 New Burdens Doctrine

Town and parish councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of the internal guidance, New Burdens Doctrine, which requires Government departments to properly assess and fully fund any new burdens they create on local councils, other local authorities and public services.

Thu, 07 Jul 2011

LAIS1324 Change of Use

Town and parish councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of the Government Issues Paper which seeks to review how change of use is handled within the planning system.

Wed, 13 Jul 2011

LAIS1325 Open Public Services

Town and parish councils (local councils) will wish to be aware that Government has published the White Paper Open Public Services and to consider the implications on communities and the first tier of local government.

Wed, 20 Jul 2011

LAIS1326 Cheque Payments

Parish and town councils (local councils) will be aware that the abolition of cheques was planned for 2018. However, the Payments Council announced on 12 July 2011 that the target for potential closure of cheque clearing in 2018 has been cancelled.

Wed, 20 Jul 2011

LAIS1327 National PPF

Local councils will be interested in a fundamental change to the planning framework proposed in the Government Document: Draft National Planning Policy Framework: Consultation.

Mon, 08 Aug 2011

LAIS1327.1 National PPF

Local councils will be interested in a fundamental change to the planning regime being implemented through Government's National Planning Policy Framework.

Thu, 12 Apr 2012

LAIS1327.2 Traveller Policy

Town and parish councils (local councils) will wish to be aware that a new planning policy for traveller sites has been published.

Thu, 12 Apr 2012

LAIS1328 Biodiversity Strategy

Town and parish councils (local councils) concerned to protect local habitats will be interested in Government's publication of Biodiversity 2020: A strategy for England's wildlife and ecosystem services.

Wed, 07 Sep 2011

LAIS1329 Big Lottery Fund

Town and parish councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of the Big Lottery Fund consultation which proposes focussing the Fund on the community and voluntary sector.

Wed, 07 Sep 2011

LAIS1330 Broadband

Town and parish councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of the Government's published plan for delivering its Superfast Broadband policy and programme.

Wed, 12 Oct 2011

LAIS1331 Pensions

Town and parish councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of Government's consultation Local Government Pension Scheme.

Fri, 28 Oct 2011

LAIS1332 Neighbourhood Planning Regs

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of a consultation on proposed neighbourhood planning regulations.

Fri, 28 Oct 2011

LAIS1333 Localism Act

Town and parish councils (local councils) will be interested in this LAIS provided to you by your local Association to give you information about the Localism Act 2011 and to contextualise and analyse claimed and actual impacts on local councils.

Fri, 09 Dec 2011

LAIS1334 Flags

Town and parish councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of a consultation on liberalising the planning regime in relation to flags.

Mon, 16 Jan 2012

LAIS1335 Predetermination

Town and parish councils (local councils) will wish to be aware that a commencement order has brought into effect changes to the law on predetermination.

Tue, 03 Jan 2012

LAIS1336 Traffic Orders

Local councils will be interested in a consultation which proposes removal of the requirement to advertise road control orders.

Wed, 08 Feb 2012