ARTICLES WRITTEN BY THE CHAIRMAN

Articles written by the Chairman since 2005:

- Please see 'What's New' section for current activities

- Freedom of Information Act 2000 -  first month reflections

 


Articles written by the Chairman from 2000 to 2004:

- Smashing the myth that "Best Value Inspection are infallible

- Best Value Service Review of Birmingham's Legal Services

- Dawn of a new era of rights

- Planning for Best Value Service Review of Legal Services

 


Articles written by the Chairman before 2000


Briefing Notes produced by Birmingham City Council's Legal Services Department, under the leadership of the Chairman:

-17- Briefing Note on Licensing Bill [2002] - Feb 2003

-16- Briefing Note on School Companies under the Education Act 2002 - Feb 2003

-15- Briefing Note on Crime & Disorder - Anti-social Behaviour - Jan 2003

-14- Briefing Note on Disposal and Change of Use of Playing Fields - Dec 2002

-13- Briefing Note on Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Nov 2002

-12- Briefing Note on Late payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 - Nov 2002

-11- Briefing Note on Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 - Oct 2002

-10- Briefing Note on Procurement - An update - Oct 2002

-9- Briefing Note on Children in Need - The Lilac Book - Sept 2002

-8- Briefing Note on Care Plans - Sept 2002

-7- Briefing Note on Local Authority Secondments - Aug 2002

-6- Briefing Note on Education Act 2002 - Aug 2002

-5- Briefing Note on Section 123 LGA 1972 - Best Consideration - July 2002

-4- Briefing Note on Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 - June 2002

-3- Briefing Note on Competition Act 1998 - Oct 2001

-2- Briefing Note on Trustee Act 2000 - Oct 2001

-1- Briefing Note on Contract(Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 - May 2001

Other general information relevant to local government law & practice is produced by Birmingham City Council's Legal Services Department, under the leadership of the Chairman. For further information, please check out: www.birmingham.gov.uk