YOUR GUIDE TO LOCAL COUNCILS, THE BENEFITS THEY CAN BRING TO YOUR AREA AND HOW YOU CAN CREATE ONE
Welcome to the Create a Council website from the National Association of Local Councils (NALC)
This website will provide your community or campaign group with the necessary information and pointers to help you to decide if creating a new local (neighbourhood, parish, town, village, city or community) council is right for your community.
STOP PRESS – On 28th of May the residents of Queen’s Park (in Westminster) voted in favour of plans for a new parish council by a massive majority. Congratulations to the campaign team and the residents of Queen’s Park on this historic result. Read the NALC media release, click here
To download a copy of the NALC response to the recent CLG consultation on new local council creation, please Click here
To download a copy of the National Association’s spread-sheet of current grassroots campaigns to create a new local council, please click here.
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The website contains information about:
the role and status of local councils;
how they can be created;
the place NALC and County Associations of Local Councils have in this arena;
campaigns to create new local councils in London;
new local councils already created outside London;
a resources page with contact details and further information.