Communities and Local Government
Eric Ollerenshaw (Lancaster and Fleetwood, Conservative)
Bob Neill (The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government; Bromley and Chislehurst, Conservative)
My Department has made no such assessment. The activities of town and parish councils are one of the many local factors that can affect an area's economic growth, and we expect all such councils to support local enterprise, local firms and local jobs.