The government is supporting people who care about their communities and want to get involved in improving them. It believes that people understand the needs of their area best, which is why it is transferring power so people can make more decisions locally and solve their own problems to create strong, attractive and thriving neighbourhoods.

Detailed guides

  1. Living in Ireland

    Information for British nationals living in Ireland and information on driving regulations in Ireland Read more

  2. Anti-social behaviour on public transport: safety measures

    Protecting staff, passengers and property on public transport: police roles, CCTV and witness evidence use, tools to restrict anti-social acts Read more

  3. How to report a serious incident in your charity

    What counts as a serious incident in your charity and how to report it. Read more

  4. Return a gift: how charities can make moral (ex gratia) payments

    How your charity can make a moral ('ex-gratia') payment which does not support its aims. Read more

  5. Sell or lease property to someone connected to your charity

    Use this form to apply for the Charity Commission’s consent to sell or lease property to someone connected to your charity. Read more