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Parish Councils

Volume 884: debated on Wednesday 15 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will now provide for the establishment of additional parish councils for former boroughs and urban districts which have had no local councils since 1st April 1974.

No. Any such proposals would need to be considered by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England, and the practical constraints set out in its Report No. 6 and in correspondence with my hon. Friend would prevent such matters from being considered over the next few years.