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Local Government Finance: Participation

Volume 471: debated on Wednesday 30 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 17 December 2007, Official Report, column 1152W, on local government finance: participation, (1) whether the local ballots would be binding on the local authority under her proposals; and whether there would be a threshold number of ballots above which a decision would be valid; (182057)

(2) who would take the decision on whether to ballot a local community on spending decisions under her proposals.

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 17 December 2007, Official Report, column 1152W.