(County, District, and Parish)
names of local Government, district council and parish council in our area?
local government - Leicestershire county council
district council - Hinckley and Bosworth borough council
parish council - Burbage parish council
These are responsible for services across the whole of a county, like:
- fire and public safety
- social care
- waste management
- trading standards
District, borough and city councils-
These cover a smaller area than county councils. They’re usually responsible for services like:
- rubbish collection
- Council Tax collections
- planning applications
Parish, community and town councils-
These operate at a level below district and borough councils and in some cases, unitary authorities.
They’re elected and can help on a number of local issues, like providing:
- public clocks
- bus shelters
- community centres
- play areas and play equipment
- grants to help local organisations
- consultation on neighbourhood planning
They also have the power to issue fixed penalty fines for things like:
- fly posting
- dog offences
County Council responsibilities including advantages and disadvantages
County council is responsible for services across the whole county such as; Education, Transport, Planning, Fire and public safety, Social care, Libraries, Waste management and Trading standards.
They're also responsible for improving access for all, for example, paths, surface, bridges, signage and grants.