Statement: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council: 4 February 2015

04 February 2015

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles, made a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday 4 February 2015, on Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Hilary Benn, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

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