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Community Relations

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what requirement local authorities have to adopt National Indicator 35 on violent extremism as part of their Local Area Agreement. (229696)

Local authorities are not required to adopt any National Indicators (NIs) in their Local Area Agreements (LAAs). Targets in LAAs are negotiated and agreed between each local area, led by its local authority, and Government. 19 authorities have included NI35 as a designated target in their LAA. A further five areas have included NI35 as a local target.