§ 18. Mr. W. Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what progress is being made in the examination of the financing of local government.
§ Mr. G. Campbell
Pending the report of the Allen Committee, a working party of the Departments principally concerned is assembling and examining the relevant material.
§ Mr. Campbell
That is a quite hypothetical event, and I cannot tell the hon. Gentleman. The Allen Report is expected later this year.