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Corporate Improvement Boards

Volume 491: debated on Thursday 23 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which local authorities in England are in receipt of support from Corporate Improvement Boards; and how many such Boards include members employed by (a) the Audit Commission, (b) the regional government office, (c) the improvement and development agency and (d) the relevant regional improvement and efficiency partnership. (270548)

17 local authorities are in receipt of support from Corporate Improvement Boards—Norwich; Great Yarmouth; Uttlesford; Dacorum; Waveney; Thurrock; Haringey; Wellingborough; Stoke; Bromsgrove; Liverpool, Mid Devon, Tewksbury, Mendip, Forest of Dean, West Somerset and Cornwall Fire and Rescue Authority.

(a) 15 boards include representation from the Audit Commission;

(b) All boards include representation from the Government office for the region;

(c) 15 boards include representation from the Improvement and Development Agency;

(d) 14 boards include representation from the relevant Regional Improvement and Efficiency Partnership.