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The Committee has previously looked at the role of local government in England in its Report on Prospects for codifying the relationship between central and local government, published in January 2013. To follow up on that work, the Committee held a one-off session to look at arrangements for local government in Sweden.
Thursday 23 January 2014, Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Slide presentation on Swedish local authorities ( PDF 731 KB)
Evidence given by Lars Andersson, Chairman, Mårten Andersson Productions, and Sören Häggroth, former Swedish State Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of the Interior.