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Community Relations

Volume 501: debated on Wednesday 2 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will make an assessment of the potential effects on community cohesion of trends in the level of geographical mobility. (302032)

The Department has made a comprehensive assessment of the drivers of community cohesion at the local level, which includes consideration of the impact of mobility. For detail of this analysis please see James Laurence and Anthony Heath (2008) “Predictors of Community Cohesion: Multi-Level Modelling of the 2005 Citizenship Survey, Communities and Local Government”.