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Localism Act 2011

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN HL7020, tabled on 15 March 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the operation of the general power of competence contained in the Localism Act 2011.

Answered on

31 March 2016

The Conservative-led coalition government gave a commitment that a post-implementation review of the provisions of the Localism Act 2011, including the provisions relating to the general power of competence, would be undertaken within three to five years following implementation. We will honour that commitment.