§ 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.199W
§ 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.