HC Deb 08 July 1998 vol 315 c546W
Helen Jackson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what proposals he has to ensure greater openness in the conduct of local government. [47943]

Mr. Raynsford

Making councils more open and accountable is at the heart of the Government's agenda to modernise local government which we set out in six consultation papers, and on which we now intend to publish a White Paper.