Local authorities as trustees
This section provides guidance for local authorities which are sole corporate trustees for charities in their area.
- Councillors' guide to a council's role as charity trustee
A quick guide jointly published by the Local Government Association and the Charity Commission.
- Checking who's the trustee
Understanding the council's relationship to a charity
- Trustee checklist
The issues of which a trustee needs to be aware
- Other governance checklists for local authorities
Checklists for topics such as fitness for purpose and planning for change
- Property transactions, transfers of land and funds and consolidation of small funds
Guidance for local authorities on dealing with charity property correctly, with links to further resources