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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 pm on 23rd March 2017.

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Photo of David Lidington David Lidington Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 12:00 pm, 23rd March 2017

One of the important roles of both lower-tier authorities, such as parish councils, and Members of Parliament is holding local authorities to account for their stewardship of the scarce and finite resource of taxpayers’ money. I am in no position to comment in detail about traffic lights at roundabouts in my hon. Friend’s constituency, but he is clearly not going to let this issue go.