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Local Government Boundaries

Volume 927: debated on Monday 7 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will instruct the Local Government Boundary Commission to give high priority to keeping local communities within one electoral area when carrying out its review of local government boundaries.

No. I do not think it necessary to give a statutory direction when, as far as possible, the Local Government Boundary Commission already has such factors in mind.