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Volume 487: debated on Monday 2 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what guidance her Department has issued to local authorities on night time street lighting and efficiency savings. (251787)

No guidance has been issued to local authorities by the Department that specifically deals with the achievement of efficiency gains by switching off street lights at night. The Department has issued general guidance to councils on the measurement of efficiencies; the current version of this guidance is available at: