§ 56. Mr. Gower
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will introduce legislation to amend Section 9 of the Local Government Act 1966 so as to enable 100 per cent. specific grants to be payable to local authorities for the reclamation of derelict land in Wales, in particular for the removal of slag-heaps, coal-heaps and industrial waste-heaps; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. White
No. That provision has only just been introduced and further legislation is not contemplated at this stage. Most of the waste heaps in Wales are in the Development Area to which the provisions of the Industrial Development Act 1966 apply.