Community right to challenge policy

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The Localism Act 2011 introduced a new power allowing local communities the right to challenge how local authorities provide and run services. This is known as the Community Right to Challenge.

Community Right to Challenge was introduced to enable and empower Copeland’s communities to shape and run local services which are responsive to the Borough’s needs and offer additional social value outcomes or better value for money. It enables relevant bodies to bid to run Copeland Borough Council services by expressing an interest.

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Published: 13 May 2013 - 2:13pm