Local Councils: 2023-24 Budgets - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:06 pm on 25th January 2023.

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Photo of Baroness Scott of Bybrook Baroness Scott of Bybrook Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities) 3:06 pm, 25th January 2023

I absolutely agree with my noble friend, not only on that point but that councils can look to a referendum. It is important that, if they look for a referendum, they say what they are going to spend the money on so that local people have a choice.