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Welsh Language

Volume 86: debated on Monday 11 November 1985

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asked the Secretary' of State for Wales if he will introduce legislation to amend the Local Government Act 1972 so as to enable any county district or community council in Wales which so wishes to use only the Welsh form of their name on official documents.

The Government's policy is to encourage the use of the English and Welsh forms of the names of local authorities side by side, but, at the request of Dwyfor district council, we are examining the possibility of its, using a mono-lingual Welsh version.