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Public Services: Mutuals

Volume 718: debated on Tuesday 30 March 2010

Statement

My right honourable friend the Minister for the Cabinet Office (Tessa Jowell) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.

Over Easter Recess, the Cabinet Office will publish Mutual Benefit: Giving People Power over Public Services. The paper sets out the potential for mutuals to stimulate and secure greater citizen participation and engagement in public services.

Mutual Benefit: Giving People Power over Public Services also sets out the Government’s plans to facilitate the development of mutualism in three key public services.

Following publication, Mutual Benefit: Giving People Power over Public Services can be downloaded at: www.hmg.gov.uk/media/60217/mutuals.pdf

Copies will also be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.