Decentralisation and the Localism Bill: an essential guide

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This guide makes the case for a radical shift of power from the centralised state to local communities



The guide describes the 6 essential actions required to deliver decentralisation down through every level of government to every citizen. It focuses on the Localism Bill, which will provide the legislative foundation for change.