Parish Councils

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 22nd February 2012.

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Photo of Eric Ollerenshaw Eric Ollerenshaw Conservative, Lancaster and Fleetwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment he has made of the likely contribution of town and parish councils to efforts to encourage economic growth.

Photo of Bob Neill Bob Neill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

My Department has made no such assessment. The activities of town and parish councils are one of the many local factors that can affect an area's economic growth, and we expect all such councils to support local enterprise, local firms and local jobs.

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