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Local Authorities: Petitions

Volume 473: debated on Friday 14 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps local authorities will be required to take in response to a petition with a specified number of signatures under her Department’s proposals. (193787)

On 27 December 2007 Communities and Local Government published the “Local Petitions and Calls for Action Consultation”, which seeks views on a proposed duty on local authorities to respond to local petitions, and the number of signatures required to trigger a response. The consultation will close on 20 March.