§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he last met representatives of the Churches in relation to the effect of the Community Land Bill on church land; and what, if any, assurances he gave.
§ Mr. John Silkin
My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister and I, together with the Paymaster-General, met a deputation of Church leaders on 23rd April. The deputation were given the assurance that the Government would consider carefully whether anything could be done within the principles of the legislation to meet the points they raised.