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Local Government: Cornwall

Volume 505: debated on Friday 5 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what cost savings have been made in local government in Cornwall since the date of its reorganisation; what estimate (a) his Department and (b) the Boundary Committee made of such savings prior to reorganisation; and if he will make a statement. (314981)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer the Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, my hon. Friend the Member for Stevenage (Barbara Follett) gave on 20 January 2010, Official Report, column 381W to the hon. Member for Welwyn Hatfield (Grant Shapps). The Boundary Committee made no estimate of such savings prior to reorganisation in Cornwall.