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This Library Note provides information on the Localism Bill which is due for second reading in the House of Lords on 7 June 2011. The Note is intended to be read in conjunction with the House of Commons Library Research Papers, ‘Localism Bill: Local Government and Community Empowerment’ (11 January 2011, RP 11/02), ‘Localism Bill: Planning and Housing’ (11 January 2011, RP 11/03) and ‘Localism Bill: Committee Stage Report’ (12 April 2011, RP 11/32), which provide background information and summarise proceedings in the Commons at second reading and committee stage. This Note summarises proceedings at the Bill’s final stages in the Commons.

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