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Community Groups: Assets Transfer

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what progress has been made on her proposals for the transfer of assets to community groups. (269450)

Since May 2007 good progress has been made in implementing the Quirk Review proposals on asset transfer. CLG has supported 50 local authority and community partnerships to facilitate asset transfer; and is funding an independent Asset Transfer Unit, to promote and advise on asset transfer across England. Investment of £30 million from the Cabinet Office is facilitating 38 transfers.