NALC Legal Topic Notes

[74] ALTERNATIVE NAMES AND STYLES FOR PARISH COUNCILS

Pursuant to the Local Government Act 1972 (“the 1972 Act“), parishes with a separate council, are known as parish councils. Pursuant to s. 245 of the 1972 Act, any parish council of a parish which is not grouped with any other parish may resolve that the parish shall have the status of a town. If such resolution is passed, that council of the parish bears the name of the council of the town, the chairman and vice-chairman of the council shall be entitled to the style of town mayor and deputy town mayor, and the parish meeting shall have the style of town meeting.


Please login to view the detail of this document