Fiddling with local government won’t restore trust   Leave a comment

First published in May 2008 for Open Democracy.

Local government has recently been given the arduous task of leading the way towards “more active citizenship, empowered communities, and ultimately, the revival of democracy.” A White Paper, expected early this summer, will explain how. In the long run it is hoped that citizen involvement at the local level will lead to an increase in public confidence in the services and institutions delivering them.

The rest of this article can be found here: http://www.opendemocracy.net/blog/ourkingdom-theme/suzy-dean/2008/05/21/fiddling-with-local-government-wont-restore-trust

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Posted February 4, 2011 by suzydean in Constitutional Reform

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