§ Mr. Cartwright
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he received the final report of the working party set up to consider the operation of the present system of allowances for local authority members; and when he expects to announce his conclusions on the future of the system.
§ Mr. Oakes
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State received the report on local authority members' allowances during the latter part of last year. With regard to a further statement, I am unable to add, at this stage, to the reply I gave my hon. Friend[...] on 27th November 1975.—[Vol. 901 c. 264.]