March 2009 | Davy Jones Consultancy

So the Tories have finally issued their long-awaited Green Paper on local government. As they might form the next Government, and already control the majority of English councils their views are very important. There are some amusing, and breathtakingly cheeky, elements in the Green Paper: the claim that the highly centralised Government approach to local government is a New Labour phenomenon. Er, I think not! The Tory record on localism The Tories have short memories. After all, they set up...

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