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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 15th July 2010.

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Photo of Julie Hilling Julie Hilling Labour, Bolton West 10:30 am, 15th July 2010

It is always popular for any Government to say that they will have a bonfire of quangos, but does the Secretary of State realise that removing the Government office for the north-west removes support for the voluntary and community sector and centralises power in Westminster? That is hardly "big society"; it is much more "very big Westminster."

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