HC Deb 26 April 1888 vol 325 c605
MR. HOWORTH (Salford, S.)

asked the President of the Local Government Board, If the Local Government Bill will have the effect of extinguishing the office and style of mayor in a large number of ancient boroughs, and of merging that office in the new one of Chairman of the County Councils?

THE PRESIDENT (Mr. RITCHIE) (Tower Hamlets, St. George's)

The Bill will have no such effect as that indicated in the Question.