Property and Political Power
The principle of local self-government has been generally recognised as of the essence of our national vigour. Local administration under central superintendence is the distinguishing feature of our governments. The theory is that all that can should be done by the local authority, and that public expenditure should be chiefly controlled by those who contribute to it (quoted in Best, 1971:40).
KeywordsLocal Government Town Council Property Holder Property Interest Council House
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