HC Deb 31 July 1931 vol 255 c2641W

asked the Minister of Health whether in the re-arrangement of county districts his department is suggesting to county councils that there should be a percentage reduction of districts within a county, or that the redistribution should be based upon capacity to administer and the other conditions recommended by the Royal Commission?


The answer to the first part of the question is in the negative, and to the second in the affirmative. I am sending the hon. Member copies of memoranda on the subject which I have issued, and I would draw his attention to paragraphs 4 and 7 of the first Memorandum and to paragraph 4 of the second Memorandum.

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