Proposal 031 - Jane Dodds MS

Published 12/07/2022   |   Last Updated 12/07/2022   |   Reading Time minutes

The following is a proposal for a Member Bill tabled during the Sixth Senedd:

Proposing Member:

Jane Dodds MS

Title of the proposed Bill:

Community Empowerment (Wales) Bill

Policy Objectives of the proposed Bill:

The policy objectives of the Bill are:

Register of Assets of Community Value – to establish a mandate for local authorities to keep a register of assets of community value, to which assets can be nominated by communities.

Community Right to Buy – to establish a statutory right to buy registered assets of community value that are proposed for sale or transfer. This would give communities a practical right of first refusal to buy assets that could otherwise be lost to the community.