§ Mr. Alfred Morris
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, further to his reply to the right hon. Member for Manchester, Wythenshawe, 10 November, column 11, whether he, or any other Minister in his Department, has held any discussions with party leaders on the Manchester city council since, and about any implications of, his decision in principle to make an order giving effect to the Local Government Boundary Commission's proposals for new electoral arrangements in Manchester.
§ Mr. Brittan
The only discussions of this kind took place when the leader of the Conservative Party group on the city council telephoned my hon. and learned Friend the Minister of State.