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Local Government: Elections

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether his Department has performed an impact assessment in relation to the proposals contained in its consultation paper on changing council government arrangements for mayors and indirectly elected leaders. (294512)

The focus of the Changing Council Governance Arrangements consultation were proposals set out in the white paper, “Communities in Control: Real People, Real Power.” An impact assessment for those proposals was published on the Department's website on 9 July 2008 and can be found at:

http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/communities/communitiesincontrol6