Homes Before Roads

I’ve written a collection of articles on Medium about¬†Homes Before Roads. In 1967 the GLC¬†announced what it claimed was the most immense decision of any local authority. By 1973 the project was cancelled and thought forgotten.¬†Homes Before Roads was formed as a political party to fight the 1970 Greater London Council election, on a platform […]

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Book: Local Councils Explained

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has published a book which aims to be a comprehensive guide to the workings of parish councils, also known as town, community or neighbourhood councils and collectively ‚Äúlocal councils‚ÄĚ. Local Councils Explained is a much needed publication, in part because of the additional powers available to parish councils […]

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