§ Mr. Michael McGuire
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what response he has had from the unions representing new town development corporation employees about his proposals for compensation following upon his decision to wind up certain new town development corporations earlier than scheduled; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Guy Barnett
I have nothing to add to the statement made in the reply by my right hon. Friend to my hon. 445W Friend the Member for Hemel Hempstead (Mr. Corbett) on 22nd March.—[Vol. 946, c. 570–1.] My Department is in frequent contact with NALGO on these matters.