HC Deb 15 January 1976 vol 903 cc187-8W
10. Mr. Richard Wainwright

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will take steps to allow parish councils to hold annual elections in areas where there are already annual elections for higher-tier local authorities.

Dr. Summerskill

No. The scope of this change would be limited, it would add appreciably to electoral costs and would add a further complication to local authority electoral arrangements.

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