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Members: Correspondence

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 179151, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to respond to the letter of 2 March 2021 from the hon. Member for Blackburn on local authority remote participation.

Answered on

15 April 2021

Luke Hall MP, Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government wrote on 25 March to all Members and leaders of all principal councils in England on the future of regulations introduced during the coronavirus pandemic regarding remote meetings.

The Government is supporting the ongoing legal action for remote meetings to be ruled as permissible under existing legislation. Minster Hall will write again to Members when there is any update on the court case.

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