As part of the Government’s commitment to localism, decentralisation
and the rolling back of regional government, Ministers announced in May
2010 the abolition of the Government Office for London and a review of the
case for the abolition of the remaining Government Offices.
On 22 July 2010, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local
Government, Eric Pickles, announced to Parliament that the Government has
the intention in principle to abolish the remaining eight Government
Offices. The process will be subject to using the Spending Review to
resolve consequential issues. The final decisions will be made at the end
of the Spending Review in the autumn.
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