Decision-making by non-elected members: an analysis of new provisions in the 1972 Local Government Act

@article{Richardson1977DecisionmakingBN,
  title={Decision-making by non-elected members: an analysis of new provisions in the 1972 Local Government Act},
  author={Ann Richardson},
  journal={Journal of Social Policy},
  year={1977},
  volume={6},
  pages={171-183}
}
  • A. Richardson
  • Published 1 April 1977
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Social Policy
This paper draws attention to new provisions in the 1972 Local Government Act which enable non-elected persons to determine local authority policies, through their co-option on to sub-committees with delegated powers. It sets out these provisions in the light of previous legislation and discusses why they were introduced. It then points out one area of local authority administration in which they are likely to be implemented, involving new systems for tenant participation in council housing… 

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The Local Government Act 1972
An Act to make provision with respect to local government and the functions of local authorities in England and Wales; to amend Part II of the Transport Act 1968; to confer rights of appeal in
Principles of local government law
Designed as a book of first reference for those working in local authorities, the work has clearly succeeded in proving itself of immense value, stating concisely the law on such matters as planning,