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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:17 pm on 6th December 2016.

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Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 1:17 pm, 6th December 2016

The right hon. Lady is absolutely right about the importance of having local flexibility and local control over many integration programmes. She might be aware of the Near Neighbours programme, which has thousands of projects all run locally, often involving voluntary groups and local authorities, which I think is a good example of that. She has made a suggestion and I have listened carefully.