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Should the Duty to Involve be repealed?

April 15, 2011 – Edward Andersson

CLG’s new Best Value statutory guidance consultation proposes to repeal two statutory duties on local authorities: the Duty to Involve, and the duty to prepare a sustainable community strategy. This isn‘t a bolt from the blue; a letter from Grant Shapps, Minister for Housing and Local Government last year signalled the government’s intent to repeal…

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Local Society

Published: March 21, 2011

The Local Society seminar, organised by Involve, Urban Forum and Local Government Leadership, took place on 4 February 2011. The event brought together leaders from across sectors local government, central government, civil society and business - who are changing the way public services are delivered, and public needs are met. A wide-ranging and frank discussion…

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