HC Deb 28 January 1964 vol 688 c36W
Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs why he will not introduce legislation to postpone the operation of the London Government Act 1963 until after the meeting of a new Parliament.

Sir K. Joseph

It would be wholly contrary to the interests of local government in London, and also of local government employees in London, to delay this reorganisation, which is based on the unanimous report of the Royal Commission and has been widely approved.

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