Why town and parish councils are the ‘closest tier of local government to communities’.
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Two councils vote against taking plans to next stage.
‘We are not attempting to micro-manage local development,’ claims communities secretary.
Councils which fail to tap into the power in communities will really struggle.
Council to team up with Amazon to help people stay in their own homes for longer
‘We are looking to support the most creative plans.’
Councils with community ownership policies are overwhelmingly more likely to believe in the social benefits of community ownership.
Councillors can sow the seeds of activism
Sexism is commonplace in local government with almost four in ten female councillors having experienced sexist comments from within their own party.
‘The start of an exciting journey to redesign local democracy for the next generation of Kirklees citizens’