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Local Government

Volume 491: debated on Thursday 23 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which of the proposals made in the 2006 Local Government White Paper have not been implemented; and for which such proposals no timetable for implementation has been set. (268881)

Details of the main proposals within the 2006 Local Government White Paper to be implemented and the relevant timescales are set out in the third and final Local Government White Paper implementation plan, published on 19 March 2009. It is available at: overnment/implementationplanprogress3

However, the proposed arrangements in the White Paper for appointing parish councillors are undergoing further consultation with sector representatives before a final decision around implementation can be taken.