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Department for Communities and Local Government — Central and Local Government

Part of Estimates Day — [1st Allotted Day] — Vote on Account, 2010-11 — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills – in the House of Commons at 5:47 pm on 10th December 2009.

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Photo of Paul Beresford Paul Beresford Conservative, Mole Valley 5:47 pm, 10th December 2009

I did not mention it, but several Labour Members did, pointing out that if there is a certain minimum level, variations could and should be the choice of the local population and the local authority. I think that the Minister is wrong on that point.

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