Capping the value of land adjacent to a new motorway, and recouping a charge from those who develop it, would help fund essential new roads.
Posts Tagged: Localism
All agree that something must be done. But everyone would prefer that someone else is the one to do it.
More powers for Andy Street in the West Midlands should just be the start.
London gets over half the spending – but has less than five per cent of England’s roads.
Crowdsourcing our manifesto gave us control of the Council – and saw our parliamentary candidate returned successfully to Westminster with a thumping majority.
The full text of the Communities and Local Government Secretary’s speech to the LGA today.
The Government has not reintroduced the Bill that would implement its commitment to the localisation of business rates by 2020.
Will Labour MPs really vote down decentralising more power to councils?
David Simmonds: Why I am standing to be Conservative Group Leader of the Local Government Association
We need a strong voice to demand that Brexit means devolution.
The second piece in our mini-series on housing argues that the planning system needs a far greater focus on buildings that people like.
It is time for local communities to take back control.
As the council taxpayer’s friend he transformed municipal culture.
Yet London where this is most needed is falling behind.
The Government must give new powers to local leaders to help England’s small town and cities help themselves.
The art treasures must be put on display.