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Backwell PC Dec11
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Localism presentation to Backwell Parish Council 8 December 2011

Localism presentation to Backwell Parish Council 8 December 2011

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  • 1. West of England Rural Network www.wern.org.uk Localism The impact and opportunities for the First Tier of Local Government Backwell Parish Council 8th December 2011
  • 2. West of England Rural Network• To support & encourage community-led action and strong local governance• To increase the long-term sustainability of local community life• To influence policies and services to achieve equity for rural communities
  • 3. West of England Rural Network• Broadband• Affordable housing• Access to Services and Community Transport• Fuel Poverty and Energy Generation• Community Planning• Community Buildings and Assets• Village Agents• Social Enterprise Support and Funding Advice
  • 4. Localism in Context
  • 5. A Radical Shift of Power
  • 6. Localism in a Nutshell• General power of competence• Abolition of the standards board• Community right to build• Community right to challenge• Community right to bid• Community right to plan• Right to veto excessive Council Tax• Reforming community infrastructure levy
  • 7. Sustainable Communities This country’s rural communities cannot stand still. Change is inevitable whether development takes place or not, and the choices we make today will shape tomorrow’s character of the market towns, villages and hamlets that make up our countryside. Matthew Taylor 2008
  • 8. Community right to plan
  • 9. General power of competence
  • 10. Funding
  • 11. Community Land Trusts
  • 12. What you have & what you need • Ambition • Resources • Vision • Training • Potential • Financial • Aspiration • Capital • Ownership • Assets • Pride • Expertise • Time
  • 13. West of England Rural Network www.wern.org.uk Chris Head Director  01275 333701  chris@wern.org.uk  Tunbridge Mill, Tunbridge Road, Chew Magna, BS40 8SP RuralChris

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