Update on the Localism Bill – Community Empowerment?

As the Localism Bill makes the final stages of its journey to Royal Assent, Future of London will report on key developments. During the debate in the House of Lords this week, the entire chapter (18 clauses) on referendums has been dropped. The main reasons were the potential costs to, and disempowerment of, local authorities, and the risk of … [Read more...]