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Parish, town and community councils are genuinely democratic vehicles for translating fine words about localism into reality

Derounian, James (2011) Parish, town and community councils are genuinely democratic vehicles for translating fine words about localism into reality. British Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Recent debates on the government’s flagship localism policy have tended to focus on the reform of the planning system and the devolution of powers to local councils and elected mayors. James Derounian argues that the role that parish and town councils can play in delivering localism has been mostly overlooked. To deliver real localism, government must encourage principal authorities to cede power and funds to the most local of local authorities.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2012 14:00
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/41128/

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