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Trading Standards

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 16306, tabled on 13 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what guidance his Department gives to local authorities on the statutory minimum level for a local authority trading standards service.

Answered on

19 November 2015

There is no statutory minimum level for a local authority trading standards service. It is a locally based service, accountable to local communities and therefore the decision making process lies at a local level.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills