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Here you can browse the Amendment to the Local Government Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

After Clause 29
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  The Secretary of State shall, every three years after this Part comes into force in accordance with section 27, undertake a review of the working of this Part.
    (2)  The review shall--
    (a)  examine, quantify and report on any savings and other benefits that have resulted from the implementation of this Part;
    (b)  examine, quantify and report on any additional costs that have arisen in best value authorities as a result of the implementation of this Part; and
    (c)  determine whether the efficiency factors used in the calculation of the Revenue Support Grant each year are still appropriate or require adjustment.
    (3)  Reports under this section shall be placed in the Libraries of both Houses of Parliament.")
Review of the workings of best value authorities.
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