HC Deb 24 October 1972 vol 843 cc254-5W
Mr. Rose

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will introduce legislation providing for a system of allowances for members of local authorities to compensate them for expenses incurred in the course of their duties on behalf of those whom they represent.

Mr. Graham Page

Such a system already exists under the Local Government Act, 1948, and provision for an improved system is contained in the Local Government Bill now before Parliament.

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