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Local Government Law (Consolidation)

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 13 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps are being taken to continue the work of codification of the local government law of Scotland.

A Local Government (Scotland) Bill consolidating the law in regard to various aspects of local government is at present before Parliament. I am anxious that consolidation in regard to other aspects of local government, as well as in other fields, should proceed as quickly as staff and other circumstances permit, and I am considering, in consultation with my right hon. and learned Friend the Lord Advocate, what arrangements can be made towards this end.