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. 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. 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

  4. 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

  5. How to get ethnic minority employment data

    Guidance for local government and employers who need data on ethnic minority employment to set targets and monitor improvement in local areas. Read more