HC Deb 09 December 1947 vol 445 c171W
89. Commander Galbraith

asked the Seretary of State for Scotland which associations of local authorities and which local authorities were consulted in reference to the Local Government Bill.

Mr. Woodburn

The three Scottish local authority associations, the Association of County Councils, the Counties of Cities Association and the Convention of Royal Burghs were asked to nominate representatives for discussions about the proposed adjustment of the financial relations between the Exchequer and local authorities and the derating of railway and electricity undertakings, and consultations took place with the representatives nominated. No individual local authority was consulted.

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