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City Regions

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 8 November 2006

23. To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government when she expects to publish further guidance on the future management of city regions. (99693)

The Government will bring forward a range of measures for city-regions, including:

draft guidance on city development companies;

a package of reforms for Passenger Transport Authorities and Executives; and

the review of sub-national economic development which will report ahead of the 2007 Comprehensive Spending Review.

Proposals are set out in the Local Government White paper, which is available on the Department’s website.