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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Unitary Councils more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of the benefits secured by local authority areas that have moved to unitary status. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud remove filter
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 202034 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made no recent assessment of the benefits secured by local authority areas that have moved to unitary status, but is aware of certain independent reports which have made such assessments. These include a report commissioned by the County Councils Network and authored by Phil Swann in 2016 called “Learning the Lessons from Local Government Reorganisation - An Independent Study“, which found that larger unitary councils are most likely to be able to generate economies of scale, be resilient, and be able to take strategic decisions in an integrated way with the broader public sector.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2018-12-18T16:25:00.163Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T16:25:00.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this