here and see Communities and Local Government. The Bill extends to some 207 clauses and 24 Schedules and seeks to make major changes to the relationship between local government and central government. An excellent overview of the bill may be read at Rural Services Network. The Estates Gazette takes a look - short video - at the Bill from the viewpoint of property development.
The Government's "Essential Guide" to the Bill - which it is claimed works towards achieving the Big Society - may be read here.
(Picture: Leeds Town Hall - built 1853-8)