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NALC says Charter Trustees have had their day

Time Published 1st April 2019

Charter trustee bodies were created under the Local Government Act, 1972 for the purpose of preserving the Mayoralty and civic heritage of former boroughs but which at the time were deemed too large for parish status. They are usually constituted of those principal authority councillors serving wards in the former borough area. LocalGov is now reporting that the National Association of Local Councils argues that the 17 remaining charter trustees should be turned into parish or town councils

 

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