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Government Departments: Petitions

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 17 March 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will take steps to ensure Government departments respond to petitions in the same manner required of local authorities under the provisions of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill if enacted. (262617)

I refer the hon. Member to the answers given in the other place to the noble Lord Greaves on 5 March 2009, Official Report, House of Lords, columns WA 182-3.