Local Government: Reform

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 22nd September 2021.

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Photo of Steve Reed Steve Reed Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what plans his Department has to reform local government in England.

Photo of Kemi Badenoch Kemi Badenoch Minister for Equalities, Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government), Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office), Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (jointly with Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

The Government's policy is that local government reform should be locally led. Local government reform therefore is an ongoing locally led process rather than a one size fits all centrally led approach.

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