Thinktank calls for radical expansion of town and parish councils

On 12th of November, we published Double Devo, setting out how town and parish councils can help level up the country.

A Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities spokesperson told The Yorkshire Post: “Local leadership has a vital role to play in levelling up across the UK, recognising that local people understand what’s best for their community.”

The report “reveals that people living in the Red Wall are less than half as likely to be covered by a local council as the rest of England” – Local Gov News.

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