§ 43. Mr. LAWTHER
asked the Home Secretary if he will consider the abolition of the present standing joint committees in administrative county areas and con- 1468 fining to the exercise of their functions members of the county council?
§ Mr. CLYNES
The present system has worked very well in practice, and this is not a matter on which I have any intention of proposing legislation.
§ Mr. T. WILLIAMS
Is my right hon. Friend aware that the present system has not worked very well in certain areas?