From the Communities and Local Government web page:

"The Localism Bill will give greater powers to councils and neighbourhoods and give greater control to local communities. It will help set the foundations for the Big Society by radically transforming the relationships between central government, local government, communities and individuals."

Download the Communites and Local Government publication 'A Plain English Guide to Localism' below. 
Owain Cole,
16 May 2011, 11:17