HC Deb 28 March 1980 vol 981 cc1799-800
Mr. Nigel Spearing (Newham, South)

I beg to ask leave to present a petition, which reads: To The Honourable The Commons of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament Assembled. The Humble Petition of the Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Newham Sheweth:— Your petitioners are the local planning authority for the purposes of the Town and Country Planning Act 1971 of the area of the London Dockland within the boundaries of its Borough and which comprises approximately one third of the total area of the Borough and are the freehold owners of a substantial part thereof. Your petitioners' Council did on the Fourth day of March 1980 pass the following resolution:— This Council Takes Note of the expenditure already undertaken by the five Dockland Boroughs on the infrastructure and site preparation in Docklands. Welcomes the development currently in progress in the area Deplores the undemocratic proposals of Her Majesty's Government to establish an Urban Development Corporation Considers that this proposal will impose delay and confusion and will inhibit public and private development Invites Her Majesty's Government to participate in the progress of Dockland development by joining with the Docklands Joint Committee in genuine partnership.ֵ And Your Petitioners, as In Duty Bound, Will Ever Pray, etc. The Common Seal of The Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Newham was hereunto fixed in the presence of:— Majorie Helps, Mayor and J. Warren, Chief Executive.

To lie upon the table.

    1. c1800
    2. SOCIAL SECURITY (No. 2) 82 words
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