§ Mr. Blunkett
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has any plans to establish the local government commission before the start of the summer recess.
§ Mr. Portillo
[holding answer 13 May 1991]: Our proposals for a new local government commission are set out in our consultation paper on the structure of local government in England published on 23 April. We have no plans to establish the commission before the summer recess.