In a further answer to prayer, however, the Local Government Act 2000 power to promote well-being has not been abolished for councils in England as Schedule 1 of the Localism Act has not yet been brought in force.

The combination of well-being plus the general power of competence will enable councils to do even more innovative things than previously heralded.

For more information

Contact Mark Cook on 0121 212 7472 or mark.cook@anthonycollins.com, Chris Plumley in 0121 214 3576 or chris.plumley@anthonycollins.com, or Sarah Lines on 0121 214 3609 or sarah.lines@anthonycollins.com.

New Model Rules for CLTs
New Model Rules for CLTs

Anthony Collins Solicitors has updated the National Community Land Trust (“NCLTN”) Model Rules.

The spread of necrotising fasciitis
The spread of necrotising fasciitis

Necrotising Fasciitis, more commonly known as the ‘flesh-eating disease’, is a significant medical condition that requires urgent treatment.

Richard Handley Inquest
Richard Handley Inquest

Many of us who have been following the unfolding Inquest, are not surprised that the Coroner found gross and significant failures on the part of those caring for him.

Recovery of fire safety costs from leaseholders
Recovery of fire safety costs from leaseholders

In all the action to remove defective cladding, leaseholders have been the elephant in the room. Whilst social landlords might have adopted a wait and see approach private landlords do not have that luxury.

Transforming Business
Transforming Business

We welcome the Labour Party’s commitment to doubling the size of the co-operative economy. We wholeheartedly support the ambition to grow this vitally important part of the economy.