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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL]

Volume 706: debated on Thursday 4 December 2008

First Reading

A Bill to make provision for the purposes of promoting public involvement in relation to local authorities and other public authorities; to make provision about bodies representing the interests of tenants; to make provision about the procedures of local authorities and the audit of entities connected with them; to establish the Boundary Committee for England and to make provision relating to local government boundary and electoral change; to make provision about local and regional development; to amend the law relating to construction contracts; and for connected purposes.

The Bill was introduced by Baroness Andrews, read a first time and ordered to be printed.