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Residents should have say in the future of their pub says Lord Kennedy

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab)

My Lords, as this is the first time I have spoken today, I refer the Committee to my entry in the register of interests. I am an elected councillor in the London Borough of Lewisham and one of many vice-presidents of the Local Government . . . → Read More: Residents should have say in the future of their pub says Lord Kennedy

Community Rights

What are the Community Rights?

The Community Rights are a set of powers that give you a greater say over how your community develops. They can help you to save local shops, pubs, libraries, parks and football grounds.

You can decide what is built and how the area should develop. Groups of people have the . . . → Read More: Community Rights

Community Right to Bid

A Community can use the Community Right to Bid to ‘pause’ the sale of buildings or land you care about such as your local pub, shop, library or football ground. It gives your community time to develop a bid to buy it.

It is important to nominate land and buildings to be part of a . . . → Read More: Community Right to Bid

Planning Portal – Funding to help communities build

Funding to help communities build

Housing Minister Mark Prisk has announced that funding is to be made available for people with plans and ideas for their neighbourhood, (I.e. self-build homes and community shops) and require resources to work up designs and obtain planning permission.

Under this initiative some £17m originally earmarked solely to help Community . . . → Read More: Planning Portal – Funding to help communities build

Community Right to Bid

The new Community Right to Bid is now in force. It aims to keep valued land and buildings in community use by giving local people the chance to bid to buy them, if and when they come onto the market. . . . → Read More: Community Right to Bid