§ Mr. Lloyd
The only county borough which at present has intimated that it will not co-operate is Barnsley, and there is a certain number of smaller boroughs and district councils. At present the attitude of the Home Office is that the co-operation which the Department has received from the local authorities throughout the country has been developing in the right direction so satisfactorily in recent months that we would prefer to rely upon a development of public opinion in the areas concerned.
§ Mr. R. C. Morrison
Is not some of the reluctance on the part of certain local authorities due to the uncertainty of their position in regard to the cost involved and the proportion of it that national funds are likely to bear?
§ Mr. Sandys
Is my hon. Friend satisfied that it is entirely equitable that the whole of the cost of these schemes should be borne by local authorities?
§ Following is the information referred to:
§ England and Wales.
§ Urban Districts: