Local Government

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24 February 1966.

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Photo of Mr Peter Thorneycroft Mr Peter Thorneycroft , Monmouth 12:00, 24 February 1966

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what progress has been made in the discussions on the future of local government in Wales and Monmouthshire.

Photo of Mr James Griffiths Mr James Griffiths , Llanelli

The Inter-Departmental Working Party which is working on this has prepared first drafts of alternative models for reorganisation which it is at present discussing with informal advisers drawn from the local government world. When the Working Party has completed its consultations and reported to me, I shall have further consultations with the local authority associations and will set out my proposals in a White Paper.