Briefing: Community Rights: an assessment

Bradford, town, UK, regeneration, high street, community, planning
Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
February 17, 2015
Author
Hilary Kitchin
Issues Covered
  • Evidence of use of rights
  • Planning loopholes
  • Recommended reforms
Categories
Democracy, scrutiny, governance, Economy, growth, LEPs, LSPs, Localism, voluntary sector, community engagement, Planning, place-shaping, neighbourhood planning, Public Service Reform, Corporate Performance, Rural issues

When they were introduced as part of the Localism Agenda in 2012, Community Rights were promoted as enabling people to take responsibility for services, to become directly involved in development, and to protect the future of assets such as pubs, post offices, and other community assets in their localities.

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