Department of Communities and Local Government
Outlined below are the role and responsibilities of the Department of Communities and Local Government
The Department of Communities and Local Government deals with national policy on local government in England, including what it does, how well it works and how it is funded. It is responsible for setting the cycle of local government elections in England and also has responsibility for the legislation that governs the review and updating of electoral arrangements within local authorities, work which is a statutory duty of the Electoral Commission.
Further information can be found at www.communities.gov.uk.
Date Updated: 15/01/13