HC Deb 18 May 1977 vol 932 cc144-5W
26. Mr. Montgomery

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he proposes to meet the Leader of the Greater Manchester Council to discuss local government.

Mr. Freeson

The Secretary of State proposes to meet the Leaders of the Greater Manchester Council and the Manchester and Salford Metropolitan District Councils to discuss details of the partnership between the three authorities and the Government proposed in his statement of 6th April about the problems of the inner cities.