HC Deb 20 October 1993 vol 230 c272
12. Mr. Olner

To ask the Secretary of State for the, Environment when he last met representatives of the local authority associations to discuss local government reorganisation.

Mr. Curry

On 14 September.

Mr. Olner

The Minister said earlier that he wanted local government reorganisation to become closer to the people. I would not disagree and suggest that we should look at unitary authorities based on districts. As well as closeness, those authorities need a degree of freedom.