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Local Government: Snow and Ice

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent discussions he has had with (a) the Local Government Association and (b) local authorities on the contingency plans of local authorities in respect of extreme weather conditions. (309538)

The most recent discussions I have held with the Local Government Association on local authorities’ contingency plans in respect of extreme weather conditions were on 4 January 2010. Department for Transport officials are also in regular contact and discussion with the Local Government Association on these matters.