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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 21st March 2005.

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Photo of Tessa Jowell Tessa Jowell The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport 2:30 pm, 21st March 2005

As the hon. Gentleman knows, a number of administrative transfers will take place next month, but, as part of upgrading and modernising the designation system, which is rather dense and impenetrable for many local residents, we intend to go further. We hope to publish those proposals in a White Paper later this year or early next, and they would have to be followed by legislation, but we consider the administrative changes that will take place next month a first step.