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"Action For Cities"

Volume 116: debated on Monday 11 May 1987

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asked the Paymaster General to which bodies or persons he has sent his free booklet, "Action for Cities", and when a copy was sent to the Library and to hon. Members whose constituencies are affected by its contents.

The booklet has been sent to a wide range of interested groups including local authorities; professional organisations; voluntary bodies; churches; police forces; national and local press; construction companies; banks; building societies; and architects. Copies were also sent to the city action teams and inner city task forces for wider distribution to local people. Copies were sent to the Library on 6 May and a copy was sent on 7 May to each hon. Member representing a constituency in England.

asked the Paymaster General where, and in whose premises the press conference on the subject, "Action for Cities" was held on 28 April; and which hon. Members were invited to, or informed of, the event.

The "Action for Cities" presentation was held at the Limehouse studios, Canary wharf, in London's docklands. The House was informed of this in my statement on 27 April.