September 2011 | Davy Jones Consultancy

So, as promised/threatened, CLG has produced its one page Best Value Guidance to replace all the previous stuff. You can find it here: http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/localgovernment/pdf/1976926.pdf The Government has revoked the whole 2008 statutory guidance “Creating Strong, Safe and Prosperous Communities”, which included general Best Value guidance on commissioning. And the introduction to this new Best Value Guidance reiterates the Government’s intention to repeal the statutory duties to prepare a Sustainable Community Strategy and the Duty to Inform, Consult & Involve. For...

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