Consultation outcome

Proposal to use a Legislative Reform Order in forming a combined authority or economic prosperity board

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

This consultation has concluded

Download the full outcome

Draft Legislative Reform Order

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Explanatory Document

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Detail of outcome

The draft Legislative Reform Order is a draft Statutory Instrument which has been laid in Parliament for Parliamentary scrutiny. An Explanatory Document is also required to accompany a draft Legislative Reform Order when it is laid before Parliament.

The draft Order includes provisions which would give local authorities greater flexibility in forming a combined authority or economic prosperity board. The Explanatory Document also comprises the government’s response to the previous consultation on this matter.

Original consultation

Summary

This consultation seeks views on proposed legislative changes to the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

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Consultation description

The government is proposing to seek Parliament’s approval to make amendments to Part 6 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, relating to combined authorities and economic prosperity boards, through a Legislative Reform Order.

The legislative changes proposed are intended to ensure that local authorities are able to collaborate across their functional economic areas, to maximise economic development and regeneration.

This consultation invites views on the proposed changes to the legislation and on the draft Legislative Reform Order.

Documents

Proposal to use a Legislative Reform Order to give local authorities greater flexibility in forming a combined authority or economic prosperity board: consultation

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Published 19 December 2014
Last updated 27 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added draft Legislative Reform Order and Explanatory Document.
  2. Replaced pdf with amended version.
  3. First published.