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New Town Corporation Boards

Volume 958: debated on Tuesday 21 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied that the co-option of elected local authority members to the boards of new town corporations has proved successful; and if he has any plans to extend the principle.

The link which local authority members of new town boards provide between the authority and the corporation has proved most valuable. There are now elected local authority members, from the authorities most closely concerned with the town, on the boards of all new town corporations.