§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received from the Association of District Councils and other local authority organisations about compulsory competitive tendering.
§ Mr. Robin Squire
My Department has received representations from a number of local authority organisations, including the Association of District Councils, on the operation of the current CCT regime, the planned regulations and guidance clarifying the existing statutory framework and on the proposals to extend competition to local authorities' construction related and corporate services. Copies of these representations are available through the Library of the House.