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Parish and Town Councils

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 94534, tabled on 16 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what plans his Department has to reform parish council governance.

Answered on

5 January 2022

Parish councils have an important role in improving the quality of life and wellbeing of their communities. The Levelling Up White Paper will outline the UK Government’s plans for strengthening communities and supporting local leadership. We will be working with organisations in the sector to develop and take forward these plans.

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