Local councils are taking on services to fill gaps as principal authorities cut provision, new NALC/LGC research reveals.
Local (parish and town) council are no longer restricted to buying water services from the regional monopoly. The largest competitive water retail market in the world has opened for business, bringing the biggest change in the water sector since privatisation.
Responding to the general election result Cllr Sue Baxter, chairman of the National Association of Local Councils, said:
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is calling for more local councils across England to get involved in Volunteers’ Week, which is running from 1 June - 7 June 2017.