HC Deb 06 May 1952 vol 500 cc176-7
42. Mr. A. Woodburn

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the progress made in eliminating duplication of administration in central and local government affairs.

Mr. J. Stuart

The recommendations of the Scottish Local Government Man-power Committee in its first Report have, in the main, been implemented. The Committee is now considering the existing arrangements for ensuring economy in the use of manpower by local authorities and Departments concerned with local government matters.