Commentary on local democracy and other matters in Brent by James Powney
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Monday, 13 February 2017
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Allocation
One report at today's Brent Council cabinet meeting should attract attention but hasn't. The proposals for a new Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) allocation mechanism had the potential to make the allocation of planning gain monies far more transparent and obvious. /since the document proposes delegating the powers to the Lead member and the Director (and whichever individuals those two choose to talk to), the effect is the opposite.