§ MR. JAMES STUART (Shoreditch, Hoxton)
asked the President of the Local Government Board, Whether he can state (approximately) the number of Elective County Councillors which will be apportioned to the boroughs and the rest of the county respectively in some large county, and also in some small county, in accordance with section 2, sub-section (3) of the Local Government Bill? The hon. Gentleman also asked, whether the right hon. Gentleman can state (approximately) the number of Electoral Divisions into which the County of London will be divided in accordance with section 52, sub-section (6) of the Local Government Bill?
§ THE PRESIDENT (Mr. RITCHIE) (Tower Hamlets, St. George's)
The number of Elective County Councillors to be assigned to each county, and the number of Electoral Divisions into which the County of London is to be divided, are under my consideration; but I am not at present in a position to give the information desired by the hon. Member.
§ In reply to Mr. JAMES STUART,
§ MR. RITCHIE
said, I intend to lay a statement dealing with all these questions upon the Table of the House before the House is called upon to consider them in Committee.