The Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (SCA) provides an opportunity for local people, communities, parish and town councils to ask the central government via local government to remove legislative or other barriers that prevent them from improving the economic, social and environmental well-being of their area

View draft NALC/MHCLG parish proposal re-submission criteria , which should be followed once NALC has re-submitted a proposal to DCLG.

View the latest database of parish proposals submitted to MHCLG under the Act

Please see our toolkits for more information on SCA related documents.