HC Deb 05 December 1972 vol 847 cc393-4W
Mr. Bidwell

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will bring in a Bill to curb expenditure in the use of public relations firms to promote prospective political party candidatures.

Mr. Lane

No. The Speaker's Conference will be considering the question of election expenses—other than by

conjunction with the Greater London Council, for further waiting restrictions at road junctions in Greater London; and if he will give a list of junctions which will be affected.

Mr. Carlisle

In consultation with the Greater London Council and the London boroughs concerned, the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis has recently made regulations imposing waiting restrictions for an experimental period at the following road junctions in Greater London:

candidates. The question of expenditure by or on behalf of anyone seeking adoption as a prospective candidate is one for the adopting party.