Little was achieved beyond inter-authority squabbling over priorities and endless consultants’ reports. The Local Enterprise Partnerships are much better.
Posts Tagged: Localism
We need liberal – not closed – local communities where empowered, innovative and tolerant individuals can bring positive change.
A hopelessly centralised system is now holding back the delivery of care that is tailored to individual needs.
Expertise in this are is key to successful localism and devolution and improving our prosperity, productivity and competitiveness.
The Conservative Party is built on something more deep rooted than the passing fads of the metropolitan chattering classes.
Lifting the cost of unnecessary red tape for housing associations would finance 9,000 new homes a year.
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.
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.