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Local Government Act 2010

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Baroness Hanham
Mr Eric Pickles
Department for Communities and Local Government

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

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

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Local Government Act 2010 c.35 23.12.2010

Latest news on the Local Government Act 2010

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 16 December. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Local Government Act 2010

The Bill gives effect to the Coalition Government’s commitment to put a stop to existing proposals for restructuring of councils in Norfolk, Devon and Suffolk. It would prevent implementation of any of the existing proposals for a single-tier local government structure - which in practice relate to these three counties - under the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007. 

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