HC Deb 20 May 1947 vol 437 c235W
78. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Town and Country Planning whether he will, before exercising his powers for the creation of new towns, consult all local planning authorities and give them full opportunities of expressing their views.

Mr. Silkin

I am required by the provisions of the New Towns Act to consult any local authorities who appear to me to be concerned before I make any Order designating an area as the site of a proposed new town.

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