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 “local councils”. Local Councils Explained is a much needed publication, in part because of the additional powers available to parish councils […]

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