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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LAIS1272 Local Spending Reports

The Local Spending Reports are a follow-up to s.6 of the Sustainable Communities Act which provides for the Secretary of State to make arrangements for these reports and explores how these reports might develop over time.

Tue, 24 Mar 2009

LAIS1273 S.76 Local Government Public Involvement in Health Act

The Local Government Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 was enacted in order to implement proposals made in the Local Government White Paper.

Tue, 24 Mar 2009

LAIS1274 Working Together

This document seeks to outline a fundamental rethink of the relationship between public services and the people.

Wed, 25 Mar 2009

LAIS1275 New Financial Regime for Larger Councils

This LAIS applies to local councils who are currently subject to the CIPFA Statement of Recommended Practice (the SoRP).

Fri, 17 Apr 2009

LAIS1276 Employment Act 2008

The Employment Act 2008 and other legislative provisions have introduced significant changes to employment law.

Thu, 30 Apr 2009

LAIS1277 CRC: Clustering

A Guidance note has been produced by the Commission for Rural Communities (CRC) – Clustering by Parish and Town Councils.

Wed, 20 May 2009

LAIS1278 CRC: Service Delegations

A Guidance note has been produced by the Commission for Rural Communities (CRC) – Service Delegations to Parish and Town Councils.

Wed, 20 May 2009

LAIS1279 Governance Toolkit

Parish and Town Councils (local councils) will wish to be aware that the third version of the Governance Toolkit for Parish and Town Councils has been launched.

Sun, 17 May 2009

LAIS1280 Nationally Significant Infrastructure Planning

Parish and Town Councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of a consultation on the preapplication and application planning process for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs), such as nuclear plants and airports.

Mon, 04 May 2009

LAIS1281 A New Great Reform Act

Born of his experience of the 'cancerous growth' of unbridled, out of touch, centralising government and the 'destructive nature of bureaucracy', Antony Jay (co-writer of Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister) writes of the attractiveness of town and parish councils (local councils) as units of power and decision-making. His writing, A New Great Reform Act, will appeal to those local councils and communities that are disenchanted with party politics and the remoteness of government.

Wed, 22 Jul 2009

LAIS1282 Probity in Planning

Parish and Town Councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of the revised guidance note, Probity in Planning, for councillors and officers dealing with planning matters at principal authority level. Although this guidance is not aimed at local councils, it is helpful to be aware of the guidance being given to those making planning decisions, particularly given the important role of local councils in commenting on and making communities aware of planning applications.

Thu, 30 Jul 2009

LAIS1282 Probity in Planning Guidance

'The engagement of local councillors as leaders and representatives of the community is vital in the delivery of positive outcomes from the planning process.'

Thu, 30 Jul 2009

LAIS1283 Building Britains Future

Building Britain's Future is the Government's plan to tackle the recession and build on existing reforms to strengthen Britain for the future.

Mon, 17 Aug 2009

LAIS1284 Strengthening Local Democracy

Following on from the Prime Minister's commitment in Building Britain's Future, a consultation document has been launched, Strengthening Local Democracy.

Mon, 17 Aug 2009

LAIS1285 RS Leaders Boards

This consultation is on four documents relating to new regional governance arrangements as part of the move away from Regional Assembly to Regional Development Agency-centred power.

Thu, 24 Sep 2009

LAIS1286 DFT Doc Lorry Parking Baseline Report

The Department for Transport (DfT) is the policy lead on lorry parking and associated rest areas.

Tue, 10 Nov 2009

LAIS1286 DFT Doc Lorry Parking Strategy

DfT understands that the provision of lorry parking facilities is a vital service that supports the national and international road freight operations which help facilitate the UK economy and its growth.

Tue, 10 Nov 2009

LAIS1286 Lorry Parking Strategy

Town and parish councils (local councils) often raise lorry-related concerns, including the impact of lorries on road safety, their use on unsuitable roads, misdirection by sat nav systems and overnight parking issues.

Tue, 10 Nov 2009

LAIS1287 LG Financial Statistics

Parish and town councils (local councils) will be interested in the statistics on local government finances from the UK Statistics Authority published by Communities and Local Government.

Tue, 10 Nov 2009

LAIS1288 Abolition of Cheques

Parish and town councils (local councils) will be interested in the decision of the Payments Council on whether to abolish the use of cheques as a method of payment.

Tue, 12 Jan 2010

LAIS1288.1 Modernisation of Payments

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of the Government's decision to remove the stranglehold of the current cheque-based system of local council payments.

Tue, 12 Oct 2010

LAIS1288.2 Modernisation of Payments

Parish and town councils (local councils) will be aware that the issue of abolition of cheques by 2018 had brought to the fore concerns that the only lawful way for local councils to authorise and make payments is under s.150 Local Government Act 1972 Expenses of parish and community councils which states at s.150(5): 'Every cheque or other the order for payment of money by a parish or community council shall be signed by two members of the council'.

Thu, 09 Dec 2010

LAIS1289 PPS and NPS Programme

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware that statements on national policy which inform decisions by local planning authorities are being set out in new-style Planning Policy Statements (PPSs), which are gradually replacing Planning Policy Guidance Notes (PPGs).

Tue, 12 Jan 2010

LAIS1290 Consultation

Consultation on changes to exemptions from public performance rights in sound recordings and performers' rights

Tue, 19 Jan 2010

LAIS1290 Government Response

This is the government response to the consultation on changes to exemptions from public performance rights in sound recordings and performers' rights.

Tue, 19 Jan 2010

LAIS1290 Public Performance Rights

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of Government's announcement of its decision that, with effect from 1 April 2010, the existing exemptions for the third sector whereby they do not have to obtain licences from Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) for the playing of recorded music in public will be repealed.

Tue, 19 Jan 2010

LAIS1291 Post Office Banking

Parish and town councils (local councils) will wish to be aware of Government's consultation on developing the banking and financial services available through the Post Office as this could impact on a rural service that has been in considerable decline.

Thu, 04 Feb 2010

LAIS1291 Post Office Consultation

This consultation is relevant to all users of Post Ofices; those who work for or on behalf of the Post Ofice; and stakeholders with an interest in the Post Ofice, banking and inancial services or inancial inclusion.

Thu, 04 Feb 2010

LAIS1292 Drawing the Line

A report on the Government's Vetting and Barring Scheme.

Thu, 04 Feb 2010

LAIS1292 VBS Guidance

The Vetting and Barring Scheme aims to prevent unsuitable people from undertaking certain paid or volunteer work with children or vulnerable adults ('regulated activity').

Thu, 04 Feb 2010