An article by Paul Goodman appears on Conservative Home, entitled "The Limits of Localism" - to which a reply by Matthew Sinclair of the Tax Payers Alliance has also appeared - and both articles are worth reading.
Much has been made of 'devolving power' and 'localism' by Jeremy Clarkson's lesser-known neighbour yet while all the ideas that are coming from the Coalition on those two subjects remain driven and directed by central government, the benefits of devolving power to the people and localism remain as distant as they were.
Unfortunately until our national politicians can accept the principles, outlined by Thomas Jefferson, that local authorities can best govern our home concerns and Westminster our foreign ones, then I feel we will never have true devolution of power, nor localism - and that Cameron's idea of a BS really is nothing but BullS**t!
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