§ Mr. Evelyn King
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what action he proposes to take on the Layfield Report.
§ Mr. John Silkin
We are pressing ahead with our consideration of the report. Comments have also been invited from the local authority associations and other interested organisations. There 405W will need to be consultation on many of the issues. We hope to have the views of organisations and the public by the end of November. We shall announce decisions as soon as possible thereafter.