A layer of complexity, a review of the ramifications of the Localism Act five years on

The Localism Act 2011 obtained royal assent in November 2011, gradually bringing into effect a raft of legislation supporting the government’s communities-based agenda. Following the Conservative Party’s 2010 manifesto, subtitled ‘Invitation to join the government of Britain’, localism remained a focus of the coalition government, and remains a focus of the current government.

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This article was first published in Property Law Journal (October 2016) and is also available at www.lawjournals.co.uk

 

Lucy McDonnell

About Lucy McDonnell

Lucy acts for both public and private sector clients in relation to planning, procurement and public law. Planning work includes advising developers, local authorities and community groups.

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