§ Mr. John Evans
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will review parliamentary legislation placing obligations on local authorities with a view to amending, suspending or abolishing them to assist local authorities in cutting back expenditure.
§ Mr. John Silkin
I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given by my right hon. Friend to a Question by the hon. Member for Hove (Mr. Sainsbury) on 7th May.—[Vol. 891, c. 1423–5.]