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Local Councillors' Expenses

Volume 885: debated on Friday 31 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will review the present system of attendance, financial loss, travel and subsistence allowances payable to elected members of local authorities; and whether he will make a statement.

Yes, and I have today written to the chairmen of the local written to the chairmen of the local authority associations, the Leader of the Greater London Council and the Chairman of the National Water Council inviting them to meet me with a view to establishing joint machinery to examine the working of the present system of allowance.