§ Mr. Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he proposes to consult local government about the guidance he proposes to issue to the Local Government Commission to be set up under the Local Government Finance Bill.
§ Mr. Portillo
I have issued to the local authority associations and other organisations with an interest, a paper on the guidance we propose to issue to the new Local Government Commission. Copies have been placed in the Library and additional copies are available in the Vote Office.