Tag Archives: power

New power of well being for local councils

The statutory guidance on the new well being power for local councils, along with associated training support, was launched at our County Training Partnership event in London last week. This exciting enabling power now comes to the tier of local government closest to the community after much lobbying by NALC and partners such as SLCC. […]

Control Shift: more power to local councils?

Last week we welcomed many of the underlying principles of the Conservative Party green paper on localism, ‘Control Shift: returning power to local communities’, and in particular the proposal for a power of general competence to be extended to local councils. Commenting on this latest policy paper from the Conservatives, our Chairman, Councillor Michael Chater, […]