Finance: Gordon Brown promises to back community ownership of assets

Gordon Brown promised to back community ownership of assets in his keynote speech to the Labour conference last Monday. The Chancellor said he would empower local councils, and added: "I will also champion community ownership of local assets so that people who want change can secure it with community petitions to trigger action."

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