Transferring assets to parish and town councils

At last night’s District Council cabinet meeting, it was agreed to transfer responsibility for various land and property assets from EDDC to  Beer Parish Council:

Asset Devolution Programme Pilot: Beer Parish Council pdf icon PDF 292 KB

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The Herald reports:

Pilot scheme puts facilities in Beer put back into community’s hands

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Beer is a very special place:

Beer Beach Devon UK | Tudor Barker | Flickr

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The question being whether other parish and town councils in East Devon could also take over District Council assets:

Futures Forum: Transferring assets from the District Council > It would be easier for the village to give more to tourists and keep them in the area if the council had control of assets

Futures Forum: Of devolution, local assets and investing locally

   
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