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Urban Development Corporation

Volume 124: debated on Thursday 10 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he has any plans to seek to set up mini urban development corporations in Northern Ireland.

I plan to introduce legislation to create a development corporation which would be responsible for developing a series of vacant and underused sites along the banks of the River Lagan as it flows through Belfast's inner city.I do not foresee the need to create new development corporations for other areas of Belfast or elsewhere.