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Cornwall Council is committed to the principles of Localism and Devolution

Please read the Council's 2020 Localism Vision and Strategy. It sets out how the Council will take forward its commitment to the principles of localism in the future.

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The principles of localism and devolution are cornerstones of Cornwall Council's:

  • The Cornwall Plan 2020 - 2050

Localism is not the sole preserve of Cornwall Council. The following organisations are all part of the partnership:

  • Town and Parish Councils
  • all Cornwall's voluntary organisations

This is our partnership approach to delivering the principles of Localism in Cornwall.

Our Council Members and staff work closely with local councils and community groups. This helps us and our statutory partners to develop a stronger understanding of, and empathy with, the communities we serve. The Vision and Strategy shows how we will all listen and react to the needs of local communities.

We have 19 Community Network areas. These are now well established and have good working relationships with:

  • statutory partners
  • Town, Parish and City Councils
  • voluntary organisations