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Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Act 2010

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsors:
Alistair Burt
Lord Whitty

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Act 2010 c.21 | PDF version, 63KB 13.04.2010

Latest news on the Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Act 2010

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 8 April. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (Amendment) Act 2010

The Bill seeks to amend the 2007 Act by setting a deadline for the Secretary of State to initiate the next round of proposals from local authorities for enhancing the sustainability of local communities.

It provides for regulations to be made specifying the rules for this process. These regulations will also cover parish council involvement and the role of local petitioning. There is also provision for greater flexibility in decision-making on proposals.

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