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Local Government: Cooperation

Volume 464: debated on Friday 19 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans she has for a concordat between local and central Government. (157468)

The “Governance of Britain” Green Paper contains a commitment that the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (CLG) will work with the Local Government Association (LGA) to establish a concordat to govern the relations between central and local government. Discussions between CLG and the LGA are ongoing. CLG will provide further detail about publication of the concordat in due course.