local democracy

  • January 10, 2018

    Friends of the Earth says it is devastated that approval has been given to look for oil in a beautiful and significant part of the Sussex countryside.

  • June 25, 2013

    What are the Big Ideas that will change the world? Friends of the Earth is inviting answers as part of its new project which launched online on 24 June.

  • May 17, 2012

    In the wake of the 2012 local elections and other recent developments, we can see that local democracy in England is in a perilous state. Voter apathy shows that. Simon Barrow looks at the issue in its wider context, and suggests that deep change is required that goes well beyond single-fix 'solutions'.