On 11th May the Government introduced into Parliament the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill which includes important local democracy initiatives and proposals for planning reform.
The press release can be seen here:New Bill to level up the nation - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Two policy documents have also been published and can be seen here: Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
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Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 16:31 by admin
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities have launched an online survey seeking views on how streets are named, and how names can be changed.
The government is considering legislation to ensure there is a common requirement across England for votes on proposed changes of street names and is interested in views on how this would be implemented.
This technical consultation closes on 22... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 May 2022 09:31 by admin
The deadline for comments on the Government Landscapes Review of National Parks and AONBs is approaching on 9th April 2022. The consultation can be accessed via the link below.
Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 12:19 by admin
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has notified the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) that the appropriate sum for the purpose of section 137(4)(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 (the 1972 Act) for local (parish and town) councils in England for 2022/23 is £8.82 per elector.
Posted: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 10:18 by admin
The Government has published the Levelling Up White Paper which sets out plans for increased opportunities at a local level.
The full document can be accessed here: Levelling Up the United Kingdom - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Posted: Thu, 03 Feb 2022 10:31 by admin