Alex Thomson, the Chief Executive of Localis, says councils should be able to keep the Business Rates. We cannot have true localism when only a quarter of a Council’s budget is raised locally.
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Value for money checks on local councils and other public bodies will be overseen by the National Audit Office, Eric Pickles has confirmed.
Islington and Camden LBCs are set to become the first upper-tier councils to share a chief executive.
A comprehensive listing of all of Localis’ Party conference events for 2010
The Department for Communities & Local Government has published a list of every item of expenditure above 500 made in the past year.
Localis have featured in a Conservative Home article listing the policies that Localis have developed and which have subsequently implemented by the coalition government
A dozen pathfinder mutuals in which entrepreneurial public sector staff take control of local services have been announced by Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude.
The Place Survey is to be scrapped as ministers make a further bid to ?release councils from Whitehall control?, local government minister Grant Shapps has announced.
The Prime Minister said the Government may introduce fixed period tenancies to ensure new social housing tenants can be evicted if their circumstances improve.