Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories on the local (parish and town) council sector.
Jonathan Owen, NALC’s chief executive wrote a feature on ‘localist powerhouses’ for LG First (via Local Government Association)
NALC comments that local principal authorities looking to form combined authorities will have to look at how they ‘shift power down’, but parish councils were not, on the whole, concerned about the impact on staffing levels (via The MJ)
Rural living: A look at the rural housing dilemma including a good contribution from Wrea Green Parish Council. This item was also featured on BBC Breakfast. (via BBC)