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Local Government Bill

Volume 87: debated on Tuesday 26 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will place in the Library examples of literature produced by local authorities which led him to propose the introduction of the Local Government Bill.

The publicity provisions in the Local Government Bill were introduced on the basis of the recommendations of the Widdicombe inquiry's interim report on local authority publicity. The wide range of publicity material considered by the committee of inquiry in the course of its work was sent to it direct by the local authorities concerned.