Clause 73

Part of Local Transport Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:45 am on 8th May 2008.

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Photo of Rosie Winterton Rosie Winterton Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (Yorkshire and the Humber), Minister of State (Department for Transport) 9:45 am, 8th May 2008

Of course I accept that, but my argument stands. If the House passes the Bill, we shall publish guidance on governance reviews later in the year, which will emphasise the importance of authorities consulting widely on their proposals for governance change. I assure the hon. Gentleman that we shall draw attention to bodies of the type that should be consulted. With that assurance, I hope that he will withdraw the amendment.