Written Question on Local Government: Standards

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Date Title Questioner
19 Dec 2018, 1:04 p.m. Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour - Life peer) Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour - Life peer)

Question to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the briefing paper by the Centre for Public Scrutiny and Localis Decline and fall: understanding how and why local government fails, what leads to central Government intervention, and what comes after, published on 10 December.

Answer (Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth)

We have read the interim report by the Centre for Public Scrutiny and Localis, and welcome the approach that they have outlined in their paper. We note that the Centre for Public Scrutiny and Localis are planning further research in 2019, and look forward to reading their final report.


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