The Councillor


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The Councillor

by Paul Clayden (Author)



ISBN: 9780721908540


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A guide to the duties and responsibilities of the elected council member. It includes such topics as the structure of local government; the relationship between local and central government; and, the status, conduct and privileges of councilors. It is suitable for prospective, new and existing councilors.

The main changes are: new rules relating to members' allowances (Local Government Act 2000); re-casting of the capital finance regime (Part 1 of the Local Government Act 2003); putting the Auditor General for Wales in charge of the auditing of local government accounts (Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004); the establishment of a public services ombudsman for Wales (Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2005); and, miscellaneous changes to: structural and boundary arrangements in England, electoral arrangements, executive arrangements, parish government, co-operation between English local authorities, byelaws, best value, audit, ethical standards (Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007). Prospective, new and existing councilors will find the book invaluable.


ISBN 721908543
ISBN13 9780721908540
Publisher Shaw & Sons Ltd
Format Paperback
Publication date 31/01/2009
Pages 272
Weight (grammes) 651.00
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 186
Width (mm) 123