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.

Policies 14

  1. Library services

    Making sure that libraries can meet the needs of their local communities, and using the legal deposit system to preserve published information for future research.

  2. National events and ceremonies

    Making sure we celebrate and commemorate important dates as a nation.

  3. Social enterprise

    Helping to create growth in the charity sector by increasing the support and skills available, and changing current rules and regulations

  4. Social mobility

    How the government is working to improve social mobility and outcomes for people in the early years of life, during school and into adult life.

  5. Postal service reform

    How the government is making sure there will always be a universal postal service.

See all 14 policies

Detailed guides

  1. Living in Ireland

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

  2. Information on deaths involving British Nationals in Nepal

    You should be aware that Nepalese procedures differ significantly from those in the United Kingdom. Read more

  3. Refer a deceased person's estate to the Treasury Solicitor

    Notify the Bona Vacantia division that a person has died without leaving a will or any known blood relatives. Read more

  4. Submitting petitions and campaigns to DCLG ministers

    Information on how to submit petitions and campaigns to the Department for Communities and Local Government. Read more

  5. Right to Contest

    You can use Right to Contest to challenge government to sell land or property if you believe it’s not needed and could be put to better economic use. Read more