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Sustainable Communities Act

Volume 713: debated on Tuesday 27 October 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to announce the results of the first batch of approvals for local authority bids under the Sustainable Communities Act 2007. [HL5598]

The Secretary of State will publish his decision, the reasons for it and a statement of the action he proposes to take with a view to the implementation of shortlisted local authority proposals made under the Sustainable Communities Act 2007. The timing of the Secretary of State's decision will be determined by the number and complexity of proposals shortlisted by the selector and must follow the submission of the shortlist by the selector to the Secretary of State.