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Beacon Councils: West Midlands

Volume 457: debated on Wednesday 7 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many councils in the West Midlands area are rated as beacon councils. (125282)

In March 2006, we announced six beacons from the West Midlands that have been disseminating excellence and good practice in their theme to other local authorities across the region and nationally.



Lichfield District Council

Waste and Recycling

Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council

Culture and Sport for Hard to Reach Groups

Shropshire County Council (two themes)

Improving Rural Services: Empowering Communities; and Early Intervention (Children at Risk)

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

Delivery of Quality Services through Procurement

Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Transforming the Delivery of Services through Partnerships

Telford and Wrekin Borough Council (two themes)

Early Intervention (Children at Risk); and Culture and Sport for Hard to Reach Groups