Consultation outcome

Primary Authority statutory guidance

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Government response - Primary Authority statutory guidance

Detail of outcome

The government is keen to ensure that the Primary Authority statutory guidance is effective and beneficial. The 55 consultation responses sought greater clarity on eligibility requirements and inspection plans, and highlighted some anomalies in relation to the categories which provide the scope of the scheme. The statutory guidance was revised accordingly, and the final version was published on 1 October 2013.

Original consultation


Seeks views on revised statutory guidance for Primary Authority.

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Consultation description

Primary Authority has developed significantly since its launch in 2009 and is set to be extended during 2013. The statutory guidance has been revised accordingly. This consultation seeks views on whether it is sufficiently clear in relation to eligibility and inspection plans, and how best to address certain anomalies with categories that have become apparent. The document has two parts: the consultation itself and the revised guidance.


Consultation - Primary Authority statutory guidance

Published 24 June 2013