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Local Government

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what guidance (a) his Department and (b) the Standards Board has given to local authorities on visits by (i) hon. Members, (ii) parliamentary candidates and (iii) Cabinet Ministers to premises owned by local authorities (A) within and (B) outside election purdah periods. (319292)

The Cabinet Office issues guidance to Departments on activities during general and local pre-election periods. Neither the Secretary of State nor the Standards Board issue separate guidance covering visits to premises owned by local authorities.