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District Councils

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 901983, tabled on 28 April 2020

What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of joint working between councils in two-tier local authority areas.

Answered on

28 April 2020

In a two-tier area, effective joint working between county and district councils is essential, especially at this time of national emergency.

However, the Government recognises that unitary councils can facilitate more integrated decision-making, better service delivery, greater local accountability and empowered local communities.

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