Market Towns -
Posted: 14 October 2010 11:06 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Joined  2010-10-14

Is there anything planned in the Localisation Bill to recognise and support the wider responsibilities of Market Towns to serve their rural hinterlands?

Posted: 14 October 2010 11:34 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Joined  2010-04-27

We’re not hearing that this is likely to feature in the legislation - and most of the issues are likely to be matters of policy or funding rather than needing a change to the law.  There will be measures to encourage communities to take over important local services and buildings as well as the expected planning reforms.

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