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Local Authorities: Disclosure of Information

Volume 469: debated on Monday 10 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what guidance she has given to the regional chambers on whether they are subject to environmental information regulations, by virtue of carrying out functions of public administration. (171504)

Guidance on the general principles of voluntary designation was issued to Regional Assemblies by the Minister of Communities and Local Government on 29 March 2006. Paragraph 20 of that guidance states that

“Assemblies should also be mindful of their duties under the Environmental Information Regulations”.