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Transferring assets to parish and town councils

  • by JW

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


The Herald reports:

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


Beer is a very special place:

Beer Beach Devon UK | Tudor Barker | Flickr


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