HC Deb 23 March 1971 vol 814 c92W
65. Mr. Douglas

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will convene a meeting of regional economic councils in the near future and arrange to take the chair.

Mr. Graham Page

My right hon. Friend and I are in the course of holding meetings with each of the English regional economic planning councils. We plan to continue with such meetings and in addition my right hon. Friend will shortly be holding another of his periodical meetings with all their chairmen.