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Young People: Local Authority Decision Making

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 15 January 2008

15. To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will improve opportunities for the involvement of young people in decision-making by local authorities. (178399)

My Department is deeply committed to increasing opportunities for all people, including young people to be involved in decision-making by local authorities. Our ambitions to widen and deepen these opportunities are set out in our Community Empowerment Action Plan published in October 2007, which is jointly owned by the Local Government Association.