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Local Government: Reform

Volume 458: debated on Monday 19 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether the portfolio of a member of a directly elected executive could be changed by the leader of the council after the election of that executive under her proposals for reform of local government. (127064)

The Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill provides that executive leaders may allocate, and at any time reallocate, portfolios as they think fit.