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Community rights

Community Rights under the Localism Act 2011

The Localism Act, passed in November 2011, introduced legislation that gives new rights and powers to communities and individuals. It sets out how they can become more involved in the way their communities and local services are shaped and run.

The Rights introduced through the Government's Localism Act include:

Further information

More information about the Localism Act is available on GOV.UK, the government's website. 

More information about the Community Right to Challenge and Community Right to Bid is available on the My Community website.

You can also contact us with any enquiries.