Local Government

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 10:32 pm on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Local Government) 10:32 pm, 5th February 2008

I thought that I had been clear. A range of views was expressed—some were supportive and others were concerned. Several important agencies and bodies, with which the council needs to work increasingly closely in developing and providing better services, were strongly in favour of a county council because they perceived the ability to work closely with the local authority as more likely in those circumstances.