Policy paper

Councillors on the frontline: government response

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

Response to the Select Commitee report on councillors and the community.


Government response to the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Select Committee report: councillors on the frontline

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The Communities and Local Government Select Committee announced on 27 March 2012 that it was to conduct an inquiry into the role councillors play in their communities. Following the submission of written evidence and a number of evidence sessions, the committee published its report on 10 January 2013.

This report sets out the committee’s specific recommendations in the report and the government’s response to each.