How do I join ALCC?
Go to the website www.alccunion.co.uk, and click on the “about us” tab, in the drop down menu click on “join ALCC” and complete the details requested; payment details are at the bottom of the form. Payment by BACS or Credit Card.
How do I pay my subs?
To renew your subscription and pay. Please log into the ALCC website. Log into “my account”, check your membership details are correct. Go to the “about us” tab and click join ALCC. The details on the form will be pre-populated with your details. Details of how to pay are at the bottom. You are able to pay by Card or BACS. If you want to pay be cheque please complete the process as for BACS and email the Treasurer – email@example.com informing you are paying by Cheque.
How do I print a receipted invoice?
To print off a receipted invoice go to payment on “my account”. You will see a PDF document against your payment which can be printed.
What happens if I leave my job?
Membership of the ALCC is personal to the Clerk and is not transferable to an incoming Clerk or employee. Send an email to the advice line firstname.lastname@example.org with details of when you are leaving your job, and the database will be amended at the end of the current financial year.
What happens if I change Council?
Membership of the ALCC is personal to the Clerk and will transfer with the Clerk to another council. Send an email to the advice line with details of the council you are leaving, the name of your new council and the date of the change. If you have them please provide details of any person taking over the council you are leaving.
Who can join the ALCC?
- Clerks, deputy clerks and senior officers with similar responsibilities serving town, parish and community councils in England and Wales.
- Clerks of joint committees appointed by two or more parish, town or community councils or authorities which have similar roles under section 102(1)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.
Who governs the ALCC?
The National Committee manages the Association, makes decisions, and sets the policy on all matters affecting the Association except for any matters reserved under the Constitution.
The role of the National Committee is to consider items relating to the Association or its members. The Committee is responsible for the management of the Association and has power to make decisions. Meetings are held regularly either virtually or face to face prior to the AGM.
Are ALCC National Committee Members Paid
All Committee members are unpaid volunteers, elected by the members and are all serving clerks, many with full time jobs and other roles within the local government sector.
Who is on the National Committee?
The National Committee consists of twelve regional representatives, two from each of the following regions:
Due for election
East of England
North of England
Who is the General Secretary?
The ALCC General Secretary is unpaid and has a legal role in accordance with trade union law. The General Secretary is elected by the membership every 5 years. The current General Secretary is Linda Hedley Gen.email@example.com who was elected in 2018.
When will be the next election of the General Secretary?
The General Secretary will be elected in June 2023. The notice for nominations will be advertised on the website, and at the AGM.