Impact assessment

General power of competence: impact assessment

This document assesses the impact of providing a new general power of competence for local authorities to enable them to: act in the interest…

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

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Localism Bill: general power of competence for local authorities

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This document assesses the impact of providing a new general power of competence for local authorities to enable them to:

  • act in the interest of their communities and in their own financial interest to generate efficiencies and secure value for money outcomes;
  • to raise money by charging and trading in line with existing powers and to provide indemnities and guarantees.
Published 31 January 2011