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House of Commons Hansard
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09 March 2010
Volume 507
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To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office whether the proposed new duty to tackle socio-economic inequalities in the Equality Bill is to apply to all local authorities and fire authorities. [321006]

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The duty will apply to local authorities, and to fire and rescue authorities (FRAs) where these form part of a local authority. We are discussing with the fire and rescue service and other appropriate stakeholders whether the duty should in due course be extended to all FRAs.