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Local Government Expenditure

Volume 892: debated on Friday 23 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals he has for reducing expenditure on municipalisation in the light of his injunction to local authorities to restrain their spending.

None. I would refer the hon. Member to the reply by my right hon. Friend to my right hon. Friend the Member for Woolwich, East (Mr. Cartwright) on 5th May, when he announced our intention of maintaining the municipalisation programme at its 1974–75 level.—[Vol. 891, c. 308.]