Local Government (Scotland)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:23 pm on 17th June 1991.

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Photo of Mr Ian Lang Mr Ian Lang , Galloway and Upper Nithsdale 4:23 pm, 17th June 1991

My noble Friend Lord Campbell of Croy did not impose the present system; Parliament decided on, and legislated for, that system.

I note that the hon. Gentleman considers that the system that was imposed—and has not stood the test of time—was proposed by a royal commission. That is the kind of commission that the Opposition seem keen to employ this time.