sBy Anna Randle, Natalie Arend and Kamal Pachal.As new powers are awarded to local government locality working will take on a greater significance. This report identifies the challenge of locality working as developing a viable relationship between local initiatives and the needs of the wider community. It highlights practical lessons drawn from the experiences of Suffolk and Lewisham councils and explores how their governance is responding to distinct and diverse communities. The report offers valuable lessons on the effectiveness and versatility of locality working and helps bring a practical edge to important debates about New Localism.
Published by the New Local Government Network. . ISBN 1 903 447 36 4. 20.00pounds.