England & Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland Democracy, devolution and governance

Through European eyes: Local government in the United Kingdom



The European Charter of Local Self-Government, a benchmark international treaty, affirms the role of local communities in exercising democracy. This briefing outlines the findings of the recent CLRAE report on UK compliance with the Charter. As various reform processes emerge, the report offers valuable insights and analysis of UK local government from a European perspective.

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