Town and parish councils are to be given powers to submit proposals directly under the Sustainable Communities Act 2007, the Government has announced.
Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and the Border, and chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Local Democracy, led a national campaign for local (parish and town) council financing in a packed – standing room only – meeting of the APPG for Local Democracy.
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Justin Griggs, head of Policy and Development at NALC.
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Alan Jones, NALC's head of Communications.
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