Saturday, 9 January 2010

Localism outlined at the ANEC Conference

Guy Opperman, Peter Jackson, leader of the Conservative Group on Northumberland Unitary and Bob Niell, shadow minister for Local Government at the Sage in Gateshead for the ANEC Summit.
At the Summit Bob spoke of his ambitious plans to give power back to the people under the localism agenda. RThis includes letting the local councillors decide if they want one giant RDA or whether they should run things more locally, with less bureaucracy and red tape.
This was supported by many councillors present and the Journal reported the speech as follows: