HC Deb 02 July 1968 vol 767 cc198-9W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government when he will make a statement on his policy regarding the siting and development of new cities and towns in the North-West; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Greenwood

New towns are being developed at Skelmersdale and Runcorn, and I have recently designated an area at Warrington for development under the New Towns Act. I am considering the assessment by consultants of the impact on North-East Lancashire of the proposed new town in Central Lancashire, and the comments of the local authorities and Regional Economic Planning Council.

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