§ 50. Mr. Greville Janner
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many representations she has received concerning the restoration of powers regarding education to city councils.
§ Mr. Oakes
Following the publication on 25 January of the White Paper (Cmnd. 7457) containing the Government's proposals for organic change in local government, my right hon. Friend has written seeking the views of 24 interested organis-120W
receiving Royal Assent. A decision on the introduction of a national scheme will be taken in the light of experience with the pilot programme; the timing of this must depend additionally on the availability of resources.