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Residuary Bodies

Volume 118: debated on Monday 29 June 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will give details of the specific matters raised at the 18 meetings held between Ministers and the London residuary body since 1 May 1986; and if he will make a statement.

Matters discussed at meetings between Ministers and the LRB since 1 May 1986 were those relevant to the LRB's functions under the Local Government Act 1985.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what progress has been made by each of the residuary bodies in respect of the disposal of county halls for the former Greater London council, West Yorkshire county council, Greater Manchester county council, Merseyside county council, Tyne and Wear and West Midlands county council.

Contracts have been exchanged for the sale to the Greater Manchester passenger transport executive of the freehold of the Greater Manchester county hall annex. The West Yorkshire residuary body has accepted an offer, subject to contract, from Wakefield district council for the freehold of county hall, Wakefield. Residuary bodies are continuing to market their respective interests in the other county halls.