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Local Authorities: Committees

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 14 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what guidance her Department has produced on the balance of political representation within local authority area committees. (141871)

The Department issued the New Council Constitutions Guidance Pack to local authorities in 2000, which includes reference to the rules relating to the political balance of area committees. The documents are available in the Library of the House and can be found on the Communities and Local Government website at: