Regulation of Local Government in UK Law
Books & Journal Articles
Values and Purpose in Government: Central‐local Relations in Regulatory Perspective
This paper explores the relationship between theories of regulation and governmentality, showing how a synthesis of the two approaches may be used in the analysis of central‐local relations. The ba...
The Legal and Social Construction of Value in Government Procurement Markets
The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 introduces a social value duty. It requires public authorities in England and Wales that are carrying out procurement activities to ‘consider’ how such a...
There’s Regulatory Crime, and then there’s Landlord Crime: from ‘Rachmanites’ to ‘Partners’
This article considers local authority strategies towards the regulation and prosecution of private landlords who commit the criminal offences of unlawful eviction and harassment. Generally, local ...
New Labour's PPI Reforms: Patient and Public Involvement in Healthcare Governance?
Following a first wave of reform at the beginning of the decade, the system of patient and public involvement in healthcare governance is being further overhauled under the Local Government and Pub...
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Law Firm Commentaries
Getting the Deal Through: Gas Regulation 2017
Two of our lawyers recently co-authored the Global Overview of Getting the Deal Through: Gas Regulation 2017. Dentons' lawyers also authored the Mexico and United Kingdom chapters. This publication...
Changes to business rates: how could they affect you?
A recent announcement by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) and draft regulations released by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) are set to introduce changes that are likely ......... Office Agency (VOA) and draft regulations released by the Department for Communities and cal Government (DCLG) are set to introduce changes that are ......
Major Limitation on Scope to Vary Planning Permissions
The recent Court of Appeal decision in Finney v Welsh Ministers  (All ER (D) 51 (Nov)) provides definitive authority on the inability to use section 73 to amend the description of a developm......... has repercussions for planning applicants, local planning authorities, buyers seeking to acquire ......
UK Public Procurement Law Digest: Non-EU Bids on EU Public Contracts
The European Union’s rules on government procurement have traditionally been admirably open and non-discriminatory, with none of the “Buy Local” preferences found elsewhere in the world. ...
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