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Tag Archives: democracy

The Big Society, decentralisation and the May 2015 general election

The City Law School’s Dr John Stanton comments on the promise and performance of the Conservative Party’s policies around decentralisation, voluntarism and greater local democracy.

by John Stevenson

Mirroring the Great Society social and economic programmes instituted under American President Lyndon B Johnson (1963-1969), Prime Minister David Cameron...

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Local regeneration, democracy and citizen involvement

Dr John Stanton, a Lecturer in the City Law School, has written a new book titled 'Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localism', which looks at the impact of local democracy on local regeneration.

Regeneration (or urban regeneration) describes a process by which economic, social and environmental improvements are made...

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