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£68 million cost of stealth centralism (not Wales)
Published : 01 July 2011

Plans to give Ministers hundreds of new powers to tell councils how to deliver local services will increase council administration costs by at ... read more

Acquisition & appropriation of land by local councils
Published : 01 July 2011

Acquisition by agreement or gift The powers of local councils to acquire land by agreement or gift are largely contained in section 124 of the ... read more

Chairman of Electoral Commission calls on government to consider central co-ordination at elections
Published : 01 July 2011

Jenny Watson, Chairman of the Electoral Commission and Chief Counting Officer at the recent referendums on the Parliamentary Voting System, and ... read more

Communities get power to protect green spaces (not Wales)
Published : 01 July 2011

People are to be given the ability to protect environmentally and locally important special green spaces, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles ... read more

Developing options for the most effective transfer of the Audit Commission (not Wales)
Published : 01 July 2011

Local councils have been updated on Government plans to secure a value for money transfer of the Audit Commission's in-house practice into the ... read more

Farming lobbyists attack greens & public paths
Published : 01 July 2011

The Open Spaces Society has slated as 'crude and ill-informed' proposals for village greens and public paths in the report of the Farming Regulation ... read more

Farming red tape to be unravelled
Published : 01 July 2011

Work will begin immediately to cut red tape in farming, Agriculture Minister Jim Paice has announced. The bureaucracy-busting promise was made ... read more

Giving White Paper - making it easier to take part in a bigger, stronger society
Published : 01 July 2011

The Government has unveiled new Big Society plans to make it easier and more attractive to give time and money to good causes. Britons are already ... read more

Localism Bill threatens open spaces (not Wales)
Published : 01 July 2011

The Open Spaces Society (OSS) has once again once again criticised the Localism Bill, the Government's flagship measure for giving people power ... read more

Minister calls on communities to start building their vision for their local area (not Wales)
Published : 01 July 2011

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has called on communities to start laying the foundations for the future developments they would like to see in ... read more

National Grid attempt to bury real costs of undergrounding power cables
Published : 01 July 2011

A coalition of rural organisations 1 is calling for National Grid to come clean about the real cost of undergrounding power cables. Until they ... read more

New 'Inspiring Communities' guide launched to help people get involved in community [not wales)
Published : 01 July 2011

A new handy tips and advice guide designed to help encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to get further involved in local life and bring ... read more

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