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Local Government Bill [H.L.]

– in the House of Lords at 3:23 pm on 25th November 1999.

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Photo of Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton Government Whip 3:23 pm, 25th November 1999

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision with respect to the functions and procedures of local authorities and provision with respect to local authority elections; to make provision with respect to grants and housing benefit in respect of certain welfare services; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.--(Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton.)

On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.